Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

George Ahgupuk

 (1911 - 2001)
George Twok Aden Ahgupuk was active/lived in Alaska.  George Ahgupuk is known for naive Inupiat genre, animal.

Biography  
George Ahgupuk


George Aden Ahgupuk was born on October 8, 1911 in Shishmaref, Alaska. His Eskimo name was Twok meaning "man". He died on April 1, 2001 in Alaska. His career as an artist started  in 1934 during a several months long stay at a hospital to treat tuberculosis.

Collections:
Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC)
The Alaska State Museum, Juneau
The Anchorage Museum of History and Art
The California Academy of Sciences
The Indian Arts and Crafts Board
The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (Oklahoma City, OK)
The Seattle of Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA
The Riverside Municipal Museum of California (Riverside, CA)
University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks
United States Department ofcalacademy.org  ...  Displaying 764 of 795 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  George Ahgupuk

Born:  1911 - Village of Shishmaref, on Bering Sea coast
Died:   2001
Known for:  naive Inupiat genre, animal