Kakee Ningeosiaq

Kakee Ningeosiaq

 

Originally from Iqaluit, Kakee moved to Cape Dorset in 1993. He began carving at the age of 16 and although he is self-taught, he also learned by watching other carvers, which included His father, Ningeosiak Peter, and his mother, Parnee Peter. Kakee’s grandfather, the late Jamasie Teevee was a well-known graphic artist.

He is also known as Ningeeochiak, Peter

Exhibitions
1991   Inuit Music in Art: Singing & Dancing & Playing, Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
1995   Miniaturen, Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany, (brochure)
1997   Stone & Bone, The Inuit Master Carvers of the Canadian Arctic, The North West Company, Sun Valley Center for the Arts &          Humanities Ketchum, ID
2010   Arctic Wind III: An Expression of Survival, Coastal Peoples Gallery, Vancouver, BC, (illustrated brochure)
2012   Small Treasures, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

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Barnabus Arnasungaaq

Barnabus Arnasungaaq

1924 - 
Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory
Barnabus Arnasungaaq is the oldest living artist from the Baker Lake originals.  Since his first exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in 1964 he has been collected internationally.  His style has become iconic for the region and his influence is seen in the work of emerging artists.

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Leonard Butt

Leonard Butt

Victoria based artist Leonard Butt is a graduate of ACAD. Over the last few decades he has developed an iconic style or raku fired sculptures that playfully deal with the relationship of people or objects. Butt finds influence through both other ceramic artists and his students. Another influence in his work is historic and fictional characters found in literature.

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Judy Blake

Judy Blake

Judy Blake has been working with clay since the mid 1970's when she attended the New Brunswick Craft School (now the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design).

Although she has worked primarily as a functional potter since graduating, for the past ten years Judy has been pursuing her longtime passion for smoke-fired pottery. Her works include sawdust-firing, pit-firing, raku and saggar-firing.

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Samantha Dickie

Samantha Dickie

Samantha Dickie is a contemporary ceramic artist living and working in Victoria, BC.  Her work has been exhibited across Western Canada in public galleries in Alberta, Yukon and British Columbia, as well as being represented by the Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery in London, Ontario.

Samantha majored in ceramics at the Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson B.C. While trained as a functional potter, she soon became absorbed in abstract sculptural work and public installation. After receiving her diploma in ceramics, she has attended residencies at the Banff Centre and the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture. She has been awarded project grants from Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and the Yukon Arts Fund.

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