Sophie
Pamak

Photo: Sophie Pamak
Credit: Heather Igloliorte
Sophie
Pamak

Medium:

textile

Artistic Community:

Hopedale, NL

Date of Birth:

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1968

Work

Biography

Sophie Pamak is a seamstress from Hopedale, Nunatsiavut, NL. She primarily makes coats in both fabric and sealskin, but recently began sewing sealskin bags and purses as well. Pamak learned to sew coats by watching her grandmother; both her grandmother and mother were accomplished seamstresses who made a living from their work.

Publications

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Title Year Author
Primeminister Apologizes for Historic Mistreatment of Tuberculosis Patients March 8, 2019 IAQ
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut 2016 Heather Igloliorte

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut Feb - May 2019 MacKenzie Art Gallery
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut May - Oct 2018 Winnipeg Art Gallery
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut July - Sept 2017 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia