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Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

 (1933 - 2014)
Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona was active/lived in Nunavut, Ontario / Canada.  Kiugak Ashoona is known for Inuit sculpture, carving, drawing, printmaking.

Some Keywords and Quick Facts for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona


Birth / Death:  1933 Tariugajak Camp, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada - 2014

Method for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Carving of Walrus, Caribou, Antler, Baleen, Whalebone
Direct Carver, Hand Carving
Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
Graphic Art and/or Design, Printmaking
Sculpture, Three Dimensional Forms, Sculptor

Media for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Lithography, Lithograph

Style for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Subject for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Animals, Mammals
Birds, Ornithology, Avian Art
Eskimo, Inuit Culture: Genre and Figure
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Marine, Maritime, Riverfront, Boats, Canoes
Mothers and Children
Mythology, Legends
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality

Art Association for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Elected Member

Awards/Recognition for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Canada Council Grant, Medal
Molson Prize, Canada Council for the Arts
National Aboriginal Achievement Award
Order of Canada, Elected Member

Added Description for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Self Taught

Ethnicity for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Inuit, Eskimo

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Robertson Galleries, Ottawa
Waddington Galleries, England and Canada

Exhibition of Museum for Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Arts)
Inuit Modern: Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
National Gallery of Canada
Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba


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Mother and Child

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BIRD SPIRIT

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Spirit Figure (Animal Spirit), ca. 1964

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