Tukiki
Manumie

Photo: Tukiki Manumie
Tukiki
Manumie

Medium:

drawing, jewellery, printmaking, sculpture/carving, stone

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.

Kimmirut, NU
1952

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.

2017

Work

Biography

Tukiki Manumie was an artist from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU, whose practice included carving, drawing, printmaking and jewellery. He came to prominence in the 1970s with his carvings, which were done primarily in serpentinite. Manumie's work is included in many prominent museums and public collections throughout Canada and internationally, including the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, ON, the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, MB and the McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton, ON.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
In Memoriam: The Inuit Art Quarterly Remembers Fall 2017 Inuit Art Quarterly
Tukiki Munamie 1993 Inuit Galerie
The Inuit Imagination: Arctic Myth and Sculpture 1993 Harold Seidelman and James Turner

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Fantastic Transformations: Artworks by Qavavau & Tukiki Manumie Feb - Mar 2018 Feheley Fine Arts
Major/Minor Mar - Apr 1996 Marion Scott Gallery
Miniaturen Nov - Dec 1995 Inuit Galerie

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Canada Council Art Bank Ottawa, ON, Canada
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada

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March 19, 2018 Created By: Lera Kotsyuba