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Qimirpik, Kelly

Né:  16 Décembre 1948       Homme       E7-754

       Lieu de naissance:  Iqirasaq

       Réside:  Cape Dorset; a aussi vécu à Markham Bay

       Sculpture, litographies

       EXPOSITIONS:

       AVril 1976                           Baffin Island Sculpture Exhibition

                                                   Baffin Regional School                           

                                                   Iqaluit, Territoires du Nord-Ouest

       1982                                    Cape Dorset Artists

                                                   The Turtle                                       

                                                   Niagara Falls, New York, États-Unis

       Février - Mars 1984            Canadian Inuit Art

                                                   City Hall                                        

                                                   Nuuk/Godthab, Groenland

       Fév 1985 - Avr 1986           Die Kunst aus der Arktis

                                                   Département des affaires amérindiennes                

                                                   et du Nord du Canada, Ottawa,                          

                                                   présenté par Commerzbank                         

                                                   Frankfort, Allemagne

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Mars 1989                           White Lords of the Arctic: Bears in Stone

                                                   and Bone                                          

                                                   Arctic Artistry                                  

                                                   Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, États-Unis

       Mai 1989                             Spirit of the Birds

                                                   Gallery of the Arctic                            

                                                   Victoria, Columbie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Juin 1989                            Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition

                                                   of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks                

                                                   Présenté par la Amway Corporation               

                                                   à l'Assemblée Générale des Nations Unies 

                                                   New York, New York, États-Unis

                                                   (tournée)

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

 

       Juin - Juillet 1990                Small Sculptures from across the

                                                   Canadian Arctic                                  

                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Février 1991                        Animals of the Arctic

                                                   Arctic Inuit Art                                 

                                                   Richmond, Virginie, États-Unis

       Février 1992                       The Inuit Print and Sculpture 1960-1980

                                                   Westdale Gallery                                 

                                                   Hamilton, Ontario

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

                                                   Artists of Cape Dorset, Territoires du Nord-Ouest   

                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                             

                                                   Vancouver, Columbie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustrée)

       Mars - Avril 1993                The Theme of Transformation in Inuit Sculpture

                                                   The Isaacs/Innuit Gallery                        

                                                   Toronto

       Oct - Nov 1993                   Sculpture and Graphics from Cape Dorset

                                                   Art Space Gallery                                

                                                   Philadelphie, Pennsylvanie, États-Unis

       Avril - Mai 1994                   Mythic Image

                                                   Ancestral Spirits Gallery                        

                                                   Port Townsend, Washington, États-Unis

       Août - Octobre 1994           Inuit Art from the Canadian Arctic

                                                   Bayly Art Museum                                 

                                                   Université de Virginie                         

                                                   Charlottesville, Virginia, États-Unis

       Nov - Déc 1994                  Small Sculptures by Great Artists III

                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Avril 1995                            Inuit Mythology

                                                   Arctic Experience                                

                                                   Hamilton, Ontario

       Avril - Juin 1995                  The Birds of Cape Dorset:

                                                   A collection of sculpture by                     

                                                   32 Cape Dorset Carvers                            

                                                   Albers Gallery                                   

                                                   San Francisco, Californie, États-Unis

                                                   (brochure illustrée)

       Septembre 1995                 Sedna: Spirit of the Sea

                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Nov - Déc 1995                   Miniaturen

                                                   Inuit Galerie                                    

                                                   Mannheim, Allemagne

                                                   (brochure)

       EXPOSITIONS:

       Juillet 1989                         Kelly Qimirpik

                                                   Eskimo Art Gallery                               

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Novembre 1994                  Kellypalik Qimirpik

                                                   Inuit Galerie                                    

                                                   Mannheim, Allemagne

       Juin - Août 1995                  Images of Transformation: Kellypalik Qimirpik

                                                   Gallery Phillip                                  

                                                   Don Mills, Ontario

       COLLECTIONS:

       Amway Environmental Foundation Collection, Ada, Michigan, États-Unis                                     

       Musée de la Civilisation, Hull, Québec                   

       Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, Territoires du Nord Ouest             

       National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario                          

       Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba     

 

       HONNEURS, ACCOMPLISSMENTS et ÉVÉNEMENTS

       1993     Il prend part à un atelier de sculpture de 3 semaines au studio de sculpture

                    de West Rutland au Vermont financé par la Inuit Art Foundation.  

 

       RÉFÉRENCES:

 

           MASTERS OF THE ARCTIC:  An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit

           Masterworks.  Ada, Michigan: Amway Corporation, 1989.

 

           URGENT PROBLEMS DISCUSSED BY ARTISTS:  [An abbreviated

           transcript of discussions between directors and staff of the

           Inuit Art Foundation and recipients of Vermont..Studio

           scholarships].  Inuit Art Quarterly: Vol. 8, No.3, Fall 1993,

           pp. 24-33.

       Barz, Sandra B., ed.                             

           CANADIAN INUIT PRINT ARTIST/PRINTER BIOGRAPHIES.  New York :

           Arts & Culture of the North, 1990.

       Marion Scott Gallery                             

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

           NORTHWEST TERRITORIES.  Vancouver:  Marion Scott Gallery, 1992.