(1923 - 2007)
Henry Evaluardjuk was active/lived in Nunavut / Canada. Henry Evaluardjuk is known for Inuit carving-animals and figures, painting, printmaking, drawing.
Photo by Charles Gimpel (c.1966). Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.
Biography Henry Evaluardjuk
Henry Evaluardjuk (1923 - 2007) (1)
A prominent Canadian Inuit (Eskimo) carver, painter, printmaker and draftsman, Henry Evaluardjuk was born in Igloolik, Nunavut and died in Iqaluit (aka: Frobisher Bay), Nunavut. His works have been exhibited at the United Nations and the National Gallery of Canada; they are also in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada and several other major Canadian museums. (2)
His mediums included stone, whale bone, tusk, ivory, bone, stonecut*, linocut*, pencil and oil painting. His subjects were portraits, heads, animals (especially bears) and Inuit genre - mother and child, hunting, fishing, etc. His styles could be described as Realism*, Primitive Art* and Inuit Art. The AskART
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