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Tickie, Martha

MARTHA TICKIE   (TICKIQ; TEEKILK; TICIQ; TUKIE; TIKIQ; TEEKILIK)

 

       Born:  1939       Female       E2-128

       Resides:  Baker Lake

       Sculpture, Wallhangings

 

       EXHIBITIONS:

       October 1975 - December 1977

                                                   Inuit Games/Inuit Pinguangit/Jeux des inuit

                                                   Department of Indian Affairs and                 

                                                   Northern Development                             

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

                                                   (tour)

                                                   (illustrated brochure)

       January 1980                     Baker Lake Wallhangings 1980

                                                   Snow Goose Associates                            

                                                   Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

       June - July 1980                Baker Lake Wallhangings 1980

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia

       July - August 1981            Three Artists of Baker Lake

                                                   Image of the Inuit                               

                                                   Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

       June 1983                         An Enduring Tradition: Inuit Carving from

                                                  Arctic Quebec                                    

                                                  Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                  Vancouver, British Columbia

                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       September 1983               People of the Caribou

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia

       March - April 1984            Heritage of the Inuit: Masterpieces

                                                   of the Eskimo                                    

                                                   Colorado Galleries of the Arts,                  

                                                   Arapahoe Community College                       

                                                   Littleton, Colorado, U.S.A.

       January 1986                    Six Women of Baker Lake

                                                   The Upstairs Gallery                              

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

       October 1987                    Recent Acquisitions of Early Inuit

                                                   Sculpture                                        

                                                   Arctic Artistry                                  

                                                   Hartsdale, New York, U.S.A.

       June - September 1988   Building on Strengths: New Inuit Art

                                                   from the Collection                              

                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                             

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

       November 1990                Inuit Masterworks

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        

                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia

                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       April - May 1992                Salon International Europ'art '92

                                                   presented by Galerie Saint Merri                 

                                                   Geneva, Switzerland

       June - July 1992                Women of the North: An Exhibition

                                                   of art by Inuit Women of the                     

                                                   Canadian Arctic                                  

                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                              

                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia

                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       March 1995                       Arctic Expressions

                                                   Nizhoni Dream Catchers                           

                                                   Naples, Florida, U.S.A.

       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)

       March - April 1996            Major/Minor

                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                             

                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia

 

       COLLECTIONS:

       Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec     

       Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan, U.S.A. 

       Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories 

       Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

       HONOURS, ACHIEVEMENTS and EVENTS:

       1992     Martha was invited to attend the opening of the `Women in the North'

                Exhibition at the Marion Scott Gallery, on June 6.

       1995     Martha's carving "Mother and Child" was on the cover of the catalogue for

                the Keeping Our Stories Alive exhibition.

 

       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.

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

           AN ENDURING TRADITION II:  Inuit Carving from the Northwest

           Territories.  Vancouver: The Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, 1983.

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

           BAKER LAKE.  Vancouver, B.C. : Inuit Gallery of Vancouver [1990].

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        

           INUIT MASTERWORKS:  November 3-November 24, 1990.  Vancouver, B.

           C.: Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, 1990.

       Marion Scott Gallery                              

           WOMEN OF THE NORTH:  AN EXHIBITION OF ART BY INUIT WOMEN OF THE

           CANADIAN ARCTIC:  June 6-July 11, 1992.  Vancouver:  Marion

           Scott Gallery, 1992.

 

 

       Millard, Peter                                    

           THE ARTISTS SPEAK.  Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 7, no. 3,

           summer/fall 1992, pp. 16-21.

       Sanavik Cooperative                              

           SCULPTURE 1974.  Baker Lake: Sanavik Cooperative, 1974.

 

       (c) Inuit Art Section, INAC 1995