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Charlie Inukpuk

 (born 1941)
Charlie Inukpuk is active/lives in Quebec / Canada.  Charlie Inukpuk is known for Inuit sculpture, carving, figure, portrait, animals, shamans, doll heads, nomads.

Charlie Inukpuk

Charlie Inukpuk (1941) (1)

A prominent Inuit* carver, Charlie Inukpuk (aka: Alakarialak Inukpuk) was born in Quaqtaq, Quebec and raised in Inukjuak (aka: Port Harrison or Inoucdjouac) Quebec, where his family settled in the early 1950s and where he lives today (2013). Inukpuk's works have been included in numerous exhibitions and they are in the permanent collections of several important Canadian museums. (2)

His mediums were soapstone and walrus ivory. His subjects included mother and child, portraits, figures, animals, shamans, and Inuit genre* (e.g. nomadic life, family activities, hunting, fishing, etc.). He also carved soapstone doll heads for his wife, Elisapee Inukpuk. Charlie Inukpuk's style is described as Primitive A  ...  Displaying 750 of 5398 characters.

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About  Charlie Inukpuk

Born:  1941 - Quaqtaq, Quebec, Canada
Known for:  Inuit sculpture, carving, figure, portrait, animals, shamans, doll heads, nomads