Bio

Ikkidluak, Lucassie

Lucassie has been carving since 1967. He learned by watching others carve and wanted to earn extra money. He thinks that carving is hard work, but sees an improvement in his work over the years. His brothers Joannie and Iola, as well as his sister Oloota are also artists.

 

Collections

Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, Montreal, Quebec

Inuit Cultural Insitute, Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories

Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

 

Exhibitions

1997 Stories in Stone: A Canadian Inuit Art Exhibition held on the occassion of the trade mission to Korea lead by Prime Minister Jean Chretien. Korea

1997 Stone & Bone. The Inuit Master Carvers of the Canadian Arctic. The North West Company held at the Sun Valley Centre for Arts & Humanities. Idaho.

1995 Keeping Our Stories Alive: An Exhibition of the Art And Crafts from Dene and Inuit of Canada. Institute of American Indian Art Museum. Santa Fe.

1994 Sculpture of the Inuit: Major Works by the Masters of Stone. Maslak Mcleod Canadian Art. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1993 Arts from the Arctic. Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, Alaska.

1992 Hudson's Bay Company Collection of Inuit Art. Winnipeg Art Gallery. Winnipeg, Manitoba

1989 Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks. Amway Corporation at the United Nations Assembly. New York, USA

1985-1986 Sanaugasi Takujaksat: A Travelling Celebration of Inuit Sculpture. Canadian Arctic Producers Ltd., with the assistance of Indian and Northern Affairs

1980 The Year of the Walrus. The Arctic Circle. Los Angeles, California. U.S.A

1977 Sculpture from Lake Harbour. Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec. Montreal, Quebec

 

 

Publications

1995 Institue of American Indian Arts Museum. Keeping our stories Alive: An exhibition of arts and Crafts from Dene and Inuit of Canada.

1993 Institute of Alaska Native Arts. Arts From the Arctic: An Exhibition of Circumpolar Art by Indigenous Artists from Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Sapmi.

1992 George Sinton. Sculpture of the Inuit: Revised and updated edition of Sculpture of the Eskimo. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart.

1989 Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks. Ada, Michigan: Amway Corporation.

1988 In Lake Harbour, Carving is a Major Activity. Inuit Art Quarterly, Vol.3, no.4, Fall, 1998. Pp. 22-29

1985 Canadian Arctic Producers. Sanaugusi Takujaksat: A Travelling Celebration of Inuit Sculpture. Winnipeg

1900-1980 Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec. The Permanent Collection: Inuit Arts and Crafts. Montreal: Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, 1980.