Tukiki Manumie

B. 1952 - 

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory

Tukiki Manumie comes from a family of artists including his brothers Aqjangjak Shaa and Qavavau Manumie. He is known for a distinct style that incorporates positive and negative space into his compositions. This style is most often seen in his fantastical transformation carvings often incorporating many animals. His work was first exhibited in 1976 and has been shown in many major institutions including the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canadian Museum of Civilization,  McMaster Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Surrey, Canadian Guild of Crafts (Quebec) and Maison Falleur, Cambrai (France). His work is found in the permanent collection of The National Gallery of Canada.