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In addition to being a versatile artist, Kiakshuk was also a well-known story-teller. His son, Lukta Qiatsuk, is a graphic artist and sculptor. Tow daughters, Ishuhungitok Pootoogook, and the Paunichea, became graphic artists as well.
439 in Swinton, 1972 now attributed to Kiakshuk in Swinton, 1992)
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Ft Worth, TX
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON
Art Gallery of York University, Downsview, ON
Art Gallery, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s NF
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
CIBC Collection, Toronto, ON
Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, QC
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, QC
Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PE
Dennos Museum Centre, Northwest Michigan College, Travers City, MI
Department of Foreign Affairs, Ottawa, ON
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
Hudson’s Bay Company Archives, Winnipeg, MB
Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, NU
Laurentian University Museum & Arts Centre, Sudbury, ON
London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal, QC
Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, NT
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON
Shell Canada Collection, Calgary, AB
Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
Toronto Board of Education Archives and Museum, Toronto, ON
Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection, Toronto, ON
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
A series of large inuksuit built by Kiakshuk were reassembled at Toronto International Airport
1958 Kiakshuk appeared in the National Film Board Canada Film “The Living Stone” as the storyteller
1979 Kiakshuk’s 1960 print “Summer Tent” was reproduced on a Canadian seventeen cent stamp, issued Sept 13
June (1960?) The Discreet Collectors, Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1960 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1961 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1961 Contemporary Canadian Eskimo Art, Gempil Fils, London, UK
1962 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1963 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1963 Art Eskimo, Galerie de France, Paris, France
1965 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1966 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1967 Cape Dorset Print Collection, Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1967 The Eskimo Art Collections of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto, ON & tour
1967 Inoonoot Eskima: Grafik och Skulptur fran Cape Dorset and Povungnituk, Konstfranjandet, Stockholm, Sweden
1967 Cape Dorset – A Decade of Prints & Recent Sculpture, National Gallery of Canada, in cooperation with the Canadian Eskimo Art Committee, Ottawa, ON
1967 4th National Burnaby Print Show, Burnaby Art Society, Burnaby, BC
1970 Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: First Collection, Cultural Affairs Division, Dept, of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
1970 Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: Second Collection, Cultural Affairs Division, Dept, of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
1970 Canadian Eskimo Arts Festival, Alaska Methodist University Galleries, Anchorage, AK
1971-73 Sculpture/Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic, Canadian Eskimo Arts Council, Ottawa, ON
1971 The Art of the Eskimo, Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
1971 Eskimo Carvings and Prints from the Collection of York University, Art Gallery of York University, Downsview, ON
1972 Eskimo Fantastic Art, Gallery 111, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
1974 Ulu/Inua: Form and Fantasy in Eskimo Art, Casino Gallery, Ravina Park, Chicago, IL
1975-79 We Lived by Animals, DIAND in cooperation with Dept. of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
1976 A Tribute to Cape Dorset Male Artists, Inukshuk Gallery, Waterloo, ON
1976 Hunters of Old, Inukshuk Galleries Inc, Waterloo, ON
1977-82 The Inuit Print, DIAND and the National Museum of Man, Ottawa, ON
1978 Looking South, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1978 Eskimo Art, Embankment Gallery, London, UK
1979-81 By the Light of the Qulliq: Eskimo Life in the Canadian Arctic, Smithsonian Institution, traveling exhibit from the Feheley Collection, Washington, DC
1979-81 Cape Dorset Engravings, DIAND, Ottawa, ON
1979 Eskimo Narrative, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1979-81 Images of the Inuit: from the Simon Fraser Collection, Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
1979 Print Making Today, Shell Centre Gallery, Calgary, AB
1980 The Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art from the Art Gallery of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
1981 The Jackie & Morris Shumiatcher Collection of Inuit Art, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, SK
1981-83 Cape Dorset Engravings, DIAND, circulated by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
1981-83 The Murray & Marguerite Vaughan Inuit Print Collection, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
1983 Return to Origins II, The Arctic Circle, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Inuit Art from the Art Centre Collection, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1982-83 Noel au Chateau –Art Inuit de la collection, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, presented at Chateau Dufresne, Montreal, QC
1983-85 Grasp Tight the Old Ways: Selections from the Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
1983 Return to Origins III, The Arctic Circle, Los Angeles, CA
1983 The Cape Dorset Print, presented at Rideau Hall, DIANA, Ottawa, ON
1983 Inuit Masterworks: Selections from the Collection of Indian & Northern Affairs, McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1984 On the Land, The Arctic Circle, Los Angeles, CA
1985-86 Die Kunst aus der Arktis, DIAND, presented by Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Germany
1985 Uumajut: Animal Imagery in Inuit Art, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1985 Selections from the McMaster Art Gallery Collection, McMaster Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
1985 Media and Techniques, McMaster Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
1985 Ancient Meeting: Works of Kiakshuk 1960-1966, Albers Gallery of Inuit Art, San Francisco, CA
1986 The Spirit of the Land, The Koffler Gallery, Toronto, ON
1986 From Drawing to Print: Perceptions and Process in Inuit Art, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1986-88 Selections from the John & Mary Robertson Collection of Inuit Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
1986 Inuit Graphics Through the Year: Rare Prints from the Arctic, Arctic Artistry, Scarsdale, NY
1987 Inuit Graphics from the Past, Arctic Artistry, Scarsdale, NY
1987 The Swinton Collections of Inuit Art, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1987 Inuit Traditions in Graphics: 1961-1987, Arctic Artistry, Scarsdale, NY
1987-88 Inuitkonst fron Kanada – sculptor ock grafik, Millesgarden Lindingo, Sweden
1987-89 Contemporary Inuit Drawings, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1988 Art/Facts, McMaster Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
1988 Native Hands: Inuit Art from past and present, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON
1988-89 Night Spirits: Cape Dorset 1960-1965, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1989 Cape Dorset Printmaking 1959-1989, McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1989 Spoken in Stone: an Exhibition of Inuit Art, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
1989 Cape Dorset Sculptures and Engravings, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1989 Inuit Graphic Art from Indian & Northern Affairs Canada, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1990 Inuit Art fron the Glenbow Collections, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1990 Inuit Drawings, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
1990 Inuit Graphics and Drawings from 1959-1990, Arctic Artistry, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
1991 Art/Facts, McMaster Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
1991 Sojourns to Nunavut: Contemporary Inuit Art from Canada, at Bunkamura Art Gallery, presented by UBC Museum of Anthropology & the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan
1991 Granville Island Canadian Inuit Sculpture Exhibition (2nd), Vancouver Inuit Art Society, Vancouver, BC
1991-92 In Cape Dorset We Do It This Way: Three Decades of Inuit Printmaking, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1993-94 Contemporary Inuit Drawings, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
1994 Share the Vision, Philadelphians Collect Inuit Art, Art Space Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1994 Cape Dorset Revisited – a collection pf previously unrelated prints, exhibited at select commercial galleries, organized by West Baffin Co-op, Cape Dorset, NU
1994 Selections from the Herb & Cece Schriber Collection, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
1994-95 Cape Dorset Revisited, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1994 Arctic Spirit, 35 Years of Canadian Inuit Art, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1995 Immaginario Inuit, Arte e cultura degli esquimesi canadesi, Galleria d’ Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Verona, Italy
1995-96 Inuit Woman: Life and Legend on Art, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1997 Graphite and Stone, Sculpture & Drawing: Baffin Artists in two mediums, Spirit Wrestler, Vancouver, BC
2000 Arctic Spirit – Canadian Inuit Sculpture, Boise State University, Boise, ID
2000 Cross-Currents, Cape Dorset in the 1960’s, Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
2002 Cape Dorset Prints: 1961-1976, The Albers Gallery of Inuit Art, San Francisco, CA
2003 Then and Now – Inuit Prints from 1962-2002, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd, Vancouver, BC
2003 Classic Prints from Cape Dorset: 1960-1972, Albers Gallery of Inuit Art, San Francisco, CA
ARTS OF THE ESKIMO: PRINTS /ed/ Ernst Roch. Texts by Patrick Furneaux and Leo Rosshandler, Montreal: Signum Press in Association with Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1974.
ESKIMO SONGS AND STORIES / Collected by Knud Rassmussen, selected and translated by Edward Field. New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1973.
PAPER STAYS PUT: A collection of Inuit Writings. /Edited by Robin Gedalof. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1980.
Baele, Nancy INUIT ART: A new show comes to the National Gallery. Ottawa Citizen, January 13, 1989.
Baird, Irene LAND OF THE LIVELY ARTS. The Beaver, Autumn, 1961, pp. 12-21.
Beaverbrook Art Gallery THE MURRAY AND MARGUERIUTE VAUGHAN INUIT PRINT COLLECTION = COLLECTION D’ESTAMPES INUIT: An Exhibition Organized and Circulated by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, Canada. Fredericton: Beaverbrook Art Gallery, 1981.
Blodgett, Jean GRASP TIGHT THE OLD WAYS: Selections from the Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1983.
Blodgett, Jean IN CAPE DORSET WE DO IT THIS WAY: THREE DECADES OF INUIT PRINTMAKING: Jean Blodgett/with essays by Heather Ardies, Leslie Boyd and Linda Sutherland. Kleinburg, ON : McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1991.
Blodgett, Jean SELECTIONS FROM THE JOHN AND MARY ROBERTSON COLLECTION OF INUIT SCULPTURE. Lingston, ON : Queen’s University, The Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1986.
Blodgett, Jean and Susan Gustavison STRANGE SCENES: EARLY CAPE DORSET SRAWINGS. Kleinburg, ON: McMichael Canadian Collection, 1993.
Canada, Dept. Of Indian and Affairs and Northern Dev. INUNNIT: The Art of the Canadian Eskimo = L’Art des Eskimaux du Canada / by W.T. Larmour. French Translation by Jacques Brunet. Ottawa: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1967.
Canada Eskimo Art Council SCULPTURE/INUIT: Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic = La sculpture chez les Inuit: chef-d’oeuvre de l’Arctique canadien. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. London: Aidan Ellis Publishing, 1971.
Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec CANADIAN GUILD OF CRAFTS QUEBEC = GUILDE CANADIENNE DES METIERS D’ART QUEBEC: The Permanent Collection: Inuit Arts and Crafts, c. 1900-1980. Montreal. Canadian Guild of Crafts, 1980.
Cook, Cynthia Waye INUIT SCULPTURE: In the Collection of the Art Gallery of York University. North York: Art Gallery of York University, 1988.
Gimpel, Charles A COLLECTOR’S VIEW. The Beaver, Autumn, 1967. pp 72-75.
Gustavison, Susan J. ARCTIC EXPRESSIONS: INUIT ART AND THE CANADIAN ESKIMO ARTS COUNCIL 1961-1989. Kleinburg, ON : McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1994.
Houston, James A ESKIMO ARTISTS The Geographical Magazine, vol. 34, no. 11, March 1962. pp 638-650.
Houston, James A ESKIMO PRINTS Don Mills, Longmans, Canada, 1971.
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver INUIT DRAWINGS Vancouver: Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, 1990.
Jackson, Marion E. CONTEMPORARY INUIT DRAWINGS. Guelph, ON : Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 1987.
Jordon, Wendy Adler BY THE LIGHT OF THE QULLIQ : Eskimo Life in the Canadian Arctic. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1979.
LaBarge, Dorothy FROM DRAWING TO PRINT : Perception and Process in Cape Dorset Art. Calgary, AB: Glenbow Museum, 1986.
Muehlen, Maria and Julia Hodgson, eds. THE QIATSUK FAMILY OF SCULPTORS. INUIT ARTS AND CRAFTS (1) : 20-23, 1983.
Muscarelle Museum of Art (Williamsburg) CONTEMPORARY INUIT DRAWINGS: The gift collections of Frederick and Lucy S Herman. Williamsburg, VA : The College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1993.
National Museum of Man THE INUIT PRINT = L’ESTAMPE INUIT: A Traveling Exhibition… = Une exposition itinerante…. Ottawa: National Museum of Man, National Museum of Canada, 1977.
Swinton, George SCULPTURE OF THE ESKIMO. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1972.
Swinton, Nelda LA DEESSE INUTIE DE LA MER = THE INUIT SEA GODDESS. Montreal: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1980.
Toronto-Dominion Bank THE ESKIMO ART COLLECTION OF THE TORONTO-DOMINION BANK. Toronto: The Toronto-Dominion Bank, 1972.
Towsend-Gault, Charlotte NEW ART FROM THE SPIRIT WORLD OF THE ESKIMO. Vancouver Sun, October 24, 1969.
Vaskotas, Joan M CONTINUITIES IN ESKIMO GRAPHIC STYLE. artscanada, vol. 27, no. 6, December-January, 1971, pp 69-83.
Verona. Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea IMMAGINARIO INUIT: ARTE CULTURA DEGLI ESQUIMESICANADESI. Commune di Verona: Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Palazzo Forti, 1995.
Wight, Darlene WINNIPEG COLLECTS: Inuit Art from Private Collections. Winnipeg, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1987.
Winnipeg Art Gallery SWINTON COLLECTION OF INUIT ART. Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1987.
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