Bio

Nuna, Taqialuq

Born:  November 1, 1958       Male       E7-1643

Resides:  Cape Dorset

 Sculpture

Taqialuq is the son of Cape Dorset artist Sharky Nuna.                  

 

       EXHIBITIONS:

       May 1984                            Sculpture from Cape Dorset - The New Generation

                                                   The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art                 

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Nov - Dec 1989                 Sculpture Inuit

                                                   Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec                   

                                                   Montreal, Quebec

                                                   (illustrated brochure)

       June - July 1990                Small Sculptures from across the

                                                   Canadian Arctic                                  

                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       November 1990                This Is My World

                                                   Presented by Jordan Fine Arts                    

                                                   at the Windmill Gallery                           

                                                   Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

       November - Dec 1991      The Hand:  Images in Inuit Sculpture

                                                   The Isaacs/Innuit Gallery                         

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

                                                   (illustrated brochure)

       Oct - Nov 1992                  Arctic Ice: Sculptures in Marble by the

                                                   Artists of Cape Dorset, Northwest Territories    

                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                             

                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia

                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       Nov - Dec 1992                 Inuit Sculpture--New Acquisitions

                                                   Pucker Gallery                                   

                                                   Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

                                                   (illustrated brochure)

 

       Nov - Dec 1992                 Sculpture Inuit

                                                   Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec                  

                                                   Montreal, Quebec

       February 1993                   Kunstwerke der Inuit

                                                   Presented by CreARTion, Eppstein                 

                                                   in conjunction with the annual meeting           

                                                   of the Association of Canadian Studies           

                                                   at the Hotel am Badersee                         

                                                   Grainau, Germany

       March - April 1993            The Theme of Transformation in Inuit Sculpture

                                                   The Isaacs/Innuit Gallery                        

                                                   Toronto

       Nov - Dec 1994                 Small Sculptures by Great Artists III

                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       April - June 1995               The Birds of Cape Dorset:

                                                   A collection of sculpture by                     

                                                   32 Cape Dorset Carvers                           

                                                   Albers Gallery                                    

                                                   San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                                                   (illustrated brochure)

       May - Sept 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)

       September 1995              Sedna: Spirit of the Sea

                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Nov - Dec 1995                 Miniaturen

                                                   Inuit Galerie                                    

                                                   Mannheim, Germany

                                                   (brochure)

       COLLECTIONS:

       Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories 

       HONOURS, ACHIEVEMENTS and EVENTS:

       1987     Participated in the Second Experimental Stone Workshop August 3rd to 7th at

                the Iqaluit Jewelry Centre.

       1988     Participated in the Third Experimental Stone Workshop February 18 to 26th,

                at the Iqaluit Jewellery Centre.

       1990     Participated in the commission of The Sedna Legend, a group piece for the

                Royal Trust Company.

       1992     Invited to give a demonstration of soapstone carving at the Snow-Goose Annual

                Mask Show, March 10.

 

       SELECTED REFERENCES:

       Institute of American Indian Arts Museum         

           KEEPING OUR STORIES ALIVE:  An Exhibition of Art and Crafts from

           Dene and Inuit of Canada.  Santa Fe, N.M.: Institute of American

           Native Arts Museum, 1995.

       Marion Scott Gallery                             

           ARCTIC ICE: SCULPTURES IN MARBLE BY THE ARTISTS OF CAPE DORSET,

           NORTHWEST TERRITORIES.  Vancouver:  Marion Scott Gallery, 1992.

 

 

      (c) Inuit Art Section, INAC 1995