Bio

Qimirpik, Pitseolak

Born:  January 17, 1967       Male       E7-2457

       Resides:  Iqaluit; also lived in Lake Harbour

       Sculpture

 

 

Pitsiula's adoptive parents Nuyaliaq and Annie Qimirpik are carvers in  

Lake Harbour.  His step-brother Michael Nakashoo is also a carver.           

 

 EXHIBITIONS:

 

       December 1984 - February 1985          

                                                   The Last and First Eskimos

                                                   Museum of Science and History                    

  Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.

       June - September 1988   Building on Strengths: New Inuit Art

                                                   from the Collection                              

                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

       May - September 1995    Keeping Our Stories Alive:

                                                   An Exhibition of the Art and Crafts              

                                                   from Dene and Inuit of Canada                    

                                                   Institute of American Indian Arts Museum         

                                                   Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.

                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

 

       COLLECTIONS:

       Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba