Piona
Keyuakjuk

Piona
Keyuakjuk

Medium:

drawing, printmaking, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.


1960

Work

Biography

Piona Keyuakjuk is a talented multidisciplinary artist from Nunatak, NU who now makes his home in Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU. Keyuakjuk’s favourite carvings encompass traditional activities and animals such as drum dancers, kayakers, narwhal, seals and Arctic hare. He has also created prints that are available at Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts. Keyuakjuk has two prints as part of the 2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Panniqtuuq Releases First Major Print Collection Since 2011 July 8, 2018 IAQ
Pangnirtung artists launch first print collection since 2011 July 06, 2018 Beth Brown
Mark Igloliorte: Artist Talk November 4, 2017

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
raise a flag: works from the Indigenous Art Collection (2000 - 2015) September-December 2017 Onsite Gallery
2010 Pangnirtung Print Collection November 2010-January 2011 Nunatta Sunakkutaangit museum

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection 2018 Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts and Crafts