Pootoogook Qiatsuk

Born in 1959 (Cape Dorset, Nunavut)

Pootoogook Qiatsuk (Pootoguk; Qiatsuk; Kiakshuk; Qiatsuq) learned to carve from his master carver father, Lukta, and has been sculpting for many years. He was also a print-maker for eight of the Cape Dorset annual print collections and studied in the jewellery program at Nunavut Arctic College in Iqaluit.

Pootoogook Qiatsuk has exhibited widely and was included in the 1989 “Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks” that toured for many years.

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