William
Noah

Photo: William Noah
William
Noah

Medium:

drawing, new media, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Qamani'tuaq (Baker Lake), 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.

Back River, NT
1943

Work

Biography

William Noah is a graphic artist based out of Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake), NU who also works in politics and is a prominent community member. He was a member of the Northwest Territories Legislature and was elected mayor of Qamani’tuaq twice. Noah is a versatile artist who has practiced in many mediums, but focuses on prints and drawings. He has exhibited in numerous shows and has pieces in the permanent collections of the National Gallery in Ottawa, ON, and the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, QC, among others.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Kivalliq elder calls for cull of wolves, bears, wolverines to protect caribou April 19, 2016 Nunatsiaq News
The Exquisite Corpse Water Drawing Project 2014 Patrick Mahon, Alison Norlen, Caroline Boileau, Chris Down, Ben Reeves, Colette Urban, Sheila Butler, Sara Hartland-Rowe, Diana Thorneycroft, Sean Caulfield and William Noah
William Noah March 2010 Feheley Fine Arts

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Jessie Oonark's Artworks: Very much alive Dec 19 2018 - May 12, 2019 La Guilde
William Noah March 2010 Feheley Fine Arts
art and cold cash Feb - Mar 2007 Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Annual Baker Lake Print Collection 1990
Annual Baker Lake Print Collection 1988
Annual Baker Lake Print Collection 1987

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada
Indigenous Art Collection at Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada Gatineau, QC, Canada
National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada