(1911 - 2007)
Johnny Inukpuk was active/lived in Quebec / Canada. Johnny Inukpuk is known for Inuit sculpture, carving, figure, animals, symbolism, mythology.
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Biography Johnny Inukpuk
Johnny Inukpuk RCA (1911 - 2007) (1)
An important carver of the early 'modern period' of Inuit Art*, Johnny Inukpuk was born in Kuujjuarapik, Quebec, on the eastern shore of Hudson Bay. In the 1950s, he moved about 200 miles south, to Inukjuak (aka: Inoucdjouac or Port Harrison), Quebec where he lived the rest of his life and died. Inukpuk was one of the first Inuit artists elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts*. His life and work are discussed in numerous books on Inuit art, the Canadian Encyclopedia has an entry for him, and he was listed in the Canadian Who's Who until the year after his death. His carvings have been included in many landmark exhibitions and his works are in several important museum collections inclu
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