drawing, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), 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.


Date of Death:

Artists may have multiple dates of death listed as a result of when and where they passed away. Similar to date of birth, an artist may have passed away outside of a community centre or in another community resulting in different dates being recorded.



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View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Cape Dorset Prints: a Retrospective 2007 Leslie Boyd Ryan
Arctic Expressions: Inuit Art and the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council 1961-1989 1994 Susan J. Gustavison
Eskimo Penny Fashions January/February 1973 Dorothy Harley Eber


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Dezhan Ejan: Aboriginal Works from the Collection of the Canada Council Art Bank Sept 9 - Nov 26, 2004 Canadian Embassy
Then and Now: Inuit Prints from 1962 to 2002 January 2003 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd.
Arctic Spirit: 35 Years of Canadian Inuit Art July 1994 Frye Art Museum

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art Fort Worth, TX, United States
Canada Council Art Bank Ottawa, ON, Canada
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada