(1947 - 2015)
Pitseolak Niviaqsi was active/lived in Nunavut / Canada. Pitseolak Niviaqsi is known for Inuit sculpture and lithography.
Photo courtesy of Spirit Wrestler Gallery (c. 2010).
Biography Pitseolak Niviaqsi
A prominent Canadian Inuit* sculptor and printmaker, Pitseolak Niviaqsi (aka: Niviaksie) was born near Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, which is his current home (2015). He is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Hundreds of his works are in the collections of Canadian museums including the the National Gallery of Canada. (1)
According to the Canadian Heritage Information Network* and individual museum sources, his works are in the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (Halifax), Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, New York); Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, Quebec), Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa, Ontario), Heard Museum (Phoenix, Arizona), McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilto
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