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PAULOOSIE AKITIRQ (1935-)

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  • PAULOOSIE AKITIRQ (1935-), COMPOSITION, bone, 9" x 3.75" x 8" - 22.9 x 9.5 x 20.3 cm.

  • PAULOOSIE AKITIRQ (1935-), E5-90, Arctic Bay

  • INUIT ART: PAULOOSIE AKITIRQ (1935-), E5-90,

PAULOOSIE AKITIRQ Biography

PAULOOSIE AKITIRQ (AKITTIRQ; AKITIRK; AKITR)
Born: October 27, 1935 Male E5-90
Resides: Arctic Bay
Sculpture
EXHIBITIONS:
1967 Eskimo Sculpture
Winnipeg Art Gallery
presented at the Manitoba Legislative
Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(illustrated catalogue)
Aug - Sep 1973 Eskimo Sculpture in Ivory and Whalebone
Waddington Galleries
Montreal, Quebec
(illustrated catalogue)
July - September 1983 Baffin Island
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(illustrated catalogue)
July - November 1987 Useful Bits of Bone
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Nov 1987 - Mar 1988 Ikpiarjuk: The Sculpture of Arctic Bay
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba
COLLECTIONS:
Eskimo Museum, Churchill, Manitoba
Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection, Toronto, Ontario
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

HONOURS, ACHIEVEMENTS and EVENTS:
1980 Commissioned by the Department of Public Works to develop carving
designs for the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. The sculpture is
located on the Upper Door Lintel #219-S.
SELECTED REFERENCES:
Akitirq, Atoat
COMMENTS ON CARVING SOAPSTONE: [By] Atoat Akitirq and
Pauloosie. The Beaver, Autumn, 1975. pp.14-17.
Brandson, Lorraine E.
CARVED FROM THE LAND: The Eskimo Museum Collection. Churchill,
Man.: Diocese of Churchill Hudson Bay, 1994.
Cowan, Susan, ed.
WE DON'T LIVE IN SNOW HOUSES NOW: Reflections of Arctic Bay.
Ottawa: Canadian Arctic Producers, 1976.
Smith, Lorne
THE SEAL HUNT. North, vol. 13, no. 6, November-December, 1966.
pp.9-13.
Swinton, George
ESKIMO SCULPTURE. = SCULPTURE ESQUIMAUDE. Toronto: McClelland
and Stewart, 1965.
Swinton, George
USEFUL BITS OF BONE/IKPIARJUK, THE SCULPTURE OF ARCTIC BAY.
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 3, Summer, 1988. pp.18-20.
Waddington Galleries
ESKIMO SCULPTURE IN IVORY AND WHALEBONE. Montreal: Waddington
Galleries, 1973.
Wight, Darlene
IKPIARJUK: The Sculpture of Arctic Bay. Tableau: vol. 1, no.
1, 1988. p.4.

Winnipeg Art Gallery
BAFFIN ISLAND. Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1983.

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