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 John Kavik  (1897 - 1993)

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Lived/Active: Northwest Territories/Nunavut / Canada      Known for: Inuit sculpture, carving, drawing, ceramics

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Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1897 (Gjoa Haven, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Canada)
- 1993 (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada)
Northwest Territories/Nunavut / Canada Inuit sculpture, carving, drawing, ceramics
* Carving of Walrus, Caribou, Antler, Baleen, Whalebone
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
* Sculpture, Sculptor

* Ceramics
* Colored Pencil
* Crayon
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Stone and/or Limestone Carving

* Abstraction and Realism; Semi Abstract
* Expressionist, Expressionism
* Minimalism
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

* Animals, Mammals
* Birds, Ornithology
* Eskimo, Inuit Culture: Genre and Figure
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Humor, Whimsy
* Mothers and Children
* Mythology, Legends
* Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
* Symbolism, Iconography

* Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection of Inuit Art, TD Gallery

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* Self Taught

* Inuit, Eskimo

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art

Exhibition of Museum
* Agnes Etherington Art Centre
* Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
* Art Gallery of Ontario
* Edmonton Art Gallery/Art Gallery of Alberta
* In Shadow of the Sun, Inuit Art, Museum of Civilization
* Inuit Modern: Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario
* Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery
* Winnipeg Art Gallery

Exhibition of Special Group
* Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic

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