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Kananginak Pootoogook

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About The Artist

   KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK   (KANAGINAK)
       Born:  January 1, 1935       Male       E7-1168
       Resides:  Cape Dorset
       Drawings, Prints, Printmaking, Sculpture, Jewellery
       EXHIBITIONS:
       1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966,           Cape Dorset Graphics
       1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971,           (annual collection)                               
       1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976,           (illustrated catalogue)
       1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 
       1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 
       1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 
       1993, 1994, 1995              
       1959, 1960, 1961, 1969, 1970,   Cape Dorset Print Collection (printmaker)
       1971, 1977, 1978                          (annual collection)                               
                                                                (illustrated catalogue)
       January - February 1963  ART ESKIMO
                                                   Galerie de France                                 
                                                   Paris, France
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1967                                   Inoonoot Eskima: Grafik och Skulptur fran
                                                   Cape Dorset och Povungnituk                       
                                                   Konstframjandet                                   
                                                   Stockholm, Sweden
                                                   (catalogue)
       January - February 1967  Cape Dorset - A Decade of Eskimo
                                                   Prints & Recent Sculpture                         
                                                   National Gallery of Canada,                       
                                                   in cooperation with the Canadian                  
                                                   Eskimo Art Committee                              
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1968                                   Eskimo Sculpture
                                                   Man & His World, Arctic Pavilion                  
                                                   Montreal, Quebec
       November - Dec 1968     Eskimo Carvings
                                                   Waddington                                        
                                                   Montreal, Quebec
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       September - Oct1970       Canadian Eskimo Arts Festival
                                                   Alaska Methodist University Galleries             
                                                   Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1971 - 1973                       Sculpture/Inuit: Masterworks of the
                                                   Canadian Arctic                                   
                                                   Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                      
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       December 1973 - January 1974          
                                                   Les Eskimos/De Eskimo's
                                                   Studio 44 - Passage 44                            
                                                   Brussels, Belgium
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1974                                   Crafts from Arctic Canada/Artisanat de
                                                   l'arctique canadien                               
                                                   Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                      
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       June - September 1974   Ulu/Inua: Form and Fantasy in Eskimo Art
                                                    Casino Gallery, Ravinia Park                      
                                                   Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
                                                   (catalogue)
       August 1974                      Ten Masterworks Exhibition Artists
                                                   Gallery of the Arctic                             
                                                   Victoria, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       October - Nov 1974          Eskimo Art
                                                   Queens Museum                                     
                                                   Flushing, New York, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       1975                                   Cape Dorset - Selected Sculpture from the
                                                   Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery            
                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1975 - 1979                       We Lived by Animals/Nous Vivions
                                                   des Animaux                                       
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs                      
                                                   and Northern Development in                       
                                                   cooperation with the Department                   
                                                   of External Affairs                               
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1976                                   Cape Dorset Prints
                                                   London Art Gallery,                               
                                                   Organized for the Central Huron Library           
                                                   Clinton, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
       March 1976                       A Tribute to Cape Dorset Male Artists
                                                   Inukshuk Gallery                                  
                                                   Waterloo, Ontario
       1977                                   The Contemporary Eskimo Prints and Sculpture
                                                   Amon Carter Museum of Western Art                 
                                                   Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       January 1977 - Jun 1982 The Inuit Print/L'estampe inuit
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs and                  
                                                   Northern Development and the                      
                                                   National Museum of Man                            
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       April 1977                          Lithographs Dorset '77
                                                   The Arctic Circle                                 
                                                   Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
       April - September 1978   From the University Collection
                                                   University of New Brunswick                       
                                                   Art Centre Gallery, Memorial Hall                 
                                                   Fredericton, New Brunswick
                                                   (catalogue)
       October - Nov1978           Eskimo Art
                                                   Embankment Gallery                                
                                                   London, England
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       November - Dec 1978      Polar Vision: Canadian Eskimo Graphics
                                                   Jerusalem Artists' House Museum                   
                                                   Jerusalem, Israel
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       1979 - 1981                       By the Light of the Qulliq: Eskimo Life in the
                                                   Canadian Arctic                                   
                                                   Smithsonian Institution, A travelling exhibition  
                                                   of Inuit art from the Feheley Collection          
                                                   Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       March - April 1979            Canadian Eskimo Art: a representative
                                                   exhibition from the collection of Professor       
                                                   and Mrs. Philip Gray                              
                                                   Fine Arts Gallery, Montana State                  
                                                   University                                        
                                                   Bozeman, Montana, U.S.A.
                                                   (catalogue)
       March - May 1979             Eskimo Narrative
                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)

       May 1979                           Inuit Prints
                                                   University of New Brunswick                       
                                                   Long Gallery, St. John Campus                     
                                                   St John, New Brunswick
                                                   (tour)
       July 1979 - May 1980       Inuit Art in the 1970s
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs                      
                                                   and Northern Development, and the                 
                                                   Agnes Etherington Art Centre                      
                                                   Kingston, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       July 1979 - Oct1981         Images of the Inuit: from the Simon
                                                   Fraser Collection                                 
                                                   Simon Fraser Gallery,                             
                                                   Simon Fraser University                           
                                                   Burnaby, British Columbia
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       January - March 1980      Cape Dorset
                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       February - March 1980    First Annual Collectors' Invitational
                                                   Exhibition                                        
                                                   Inuk 1/Eskimo Art                                 
                                                   San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
       April - May 1980               The Klamer Family Collection of Inuit
                                                   Art from the Art Gallery of Ontario               
                                                   University of Guelph                              
                                                   Guelph, Ontario
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       April - May 1981                Festival of Birds
                                                   The Arctic Circle                                 
                                                   Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

       September 1981               The Year of the Bear
                                                   The Arctic Circle                                 
                                                   Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
       October 1981 - January 1983
                                                   Cape Dorset Engravings
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs and                  
                                                   Northern Development, circulated                  
                                                   by the Art Gallery of Ontario                     
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       October 1981 - February 1983  
                                                   The Murray and Marguerite Vaughan Inuit
                                                   Print Collection                                  
                                                   Beaverbrook Art Gallery                           
                                                   Fredericton, New Brunswick
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       December 1982 - January 1983        
                                                   Noel au Chateau - Art inuit de la
                                                   collection Macdonald Stewart Art Centre           
                                                   Macdonald Stewart Art Centre                      
                                                   Guelph, Ontario                                   
                                                   presented at Chateau Dufresne                     
                                                   Montreal, Quebec
       February - March 1983    Return of the Birds
                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       May 1983 - April 1985          Grasp Tight the Old Ways: Selections from
                                                   the Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art         
                                                   Art Gallery of Ontario                            
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       September - October 1983    Inuit Survival
                                                   Enook Galleries, Waterloo, Ontario                
                                                   Presented at the University of Waterloo           
                                                   Art Gallery                                       
                                                   Waterloo, Ontario

       October 1983                       Fantasy and Stylization - Cape Dorset
                                                   Sculpture                                         
                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       October - November 1983     The Cape Dorset Print
                                                   Presented at Rideau Hall by Indian and            
                                                   Northern Affairs Canada                           
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
       November 1983 - January 1984          
                                                   Inuit Art at Rideau Hall
                                                   Presented by Indian Affairs and Northern          
                                                   Development                                       
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
       November 1983 - March 1985             
                                                   Contemporary Indian and Inuit Art of Canada
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs and Northern         
                                                   Development, Ottawa, presented at the             
                                                   General Assembly Building, United Nations         
                                                   New York, New York, U.S.A.
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       February 1984 - June 1986   Arctic Vision: Art of the Canadian Inuit
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs and                  
                                                   Northern Development and Canadian                 
                                                   Arctic Producers                                  
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       June - August 1984               Cape Dorset Prints: Twenty-Five Years
                                                   National Gallery of Canada                        
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
       September - October 1984    On the Land
                                                   The Arctic Circle                                 
                                                   Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

       October 1984                       Images of the Far North
                                                   Studio Art Gallery,                               
                                                   State University of New York                      
                                                   Binghamton, New York, U.S.A.
       December 1984 - February 1985       
                                                   The Last and First Eskimos
                                                   Museum of Science and History                     
                                                   Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.
       February 1985 - April 1986  Die Kunst aus der Arktis
                                                   Department of Indian and Northern                 
                                                   Affairs Canada, Ottawa,                           
                                                   presented by Commerzbank                          
                                                   Frankfurt, Germany
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       March - May 1985                Uumajut: Animal Imagery in Inuit Art
                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       June 1985                            Alaska Eskimo Dolls/Inuit Prints
                                                   Provincial Museum of Alberta,                     
                                                   sponsored by the Alaska State                     
                                                   Council on the Arts                               
                                                   Edmonton, Alberta
                                                   (tour)
       June 1985 - September 1987
                                                   Chisel and Brush/Le ciseau et la brosse
                                                   Department of Indian Affairs                      
                                                   and Northern Development                          
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       November 1985 - April 1986 Aboriginal Rights in Canada
                                                   National Library of Canada                        
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
       May - June 1986                   The Spirit of the Land
                                                   The Koffler Gallery                               
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       July 1986 - February 1988   Selections from the John and Mary Robertson
                                                   Collection of Inuit Art                           
                                                   Agnes Etherington Art Centre                      
                                                   Queen's University                                
                                                   Kingston, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       November 1986                     Inuit Graphics Through the Year: Rare
                                                   Prints from the Arctic                            
                                                   Arctic Artistry                                   
                                                   Scarsdale, New York, U.S.A.
       November - December 1986   Cape Dorset Prints and Sculpture
                                                   McMaster Art Gallery                              
                                                   Hamilton, Ontario
       May - June 1987                   Inuit Graphics from the Past
                                                   Arctic Artistry                                   
                                                   Scarsdale, New York, U.S.A.
       October - November 1987     1987 Eskimo Art
                                                   Franz Bader Gallery                               
                                                   Washington, DC, U.S.A.
       November 1987                     Inuit Traditions in Graphics: 1961-1987
                                                   Arctic Artistry                                   
                                                   Hartsdale, New York, U.S.A.
       November 1987                     Cape Dorset Prints: 25 Years
                                                   Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec                   
                                                   Montreal, Quebec
       December 1987 - March 1989
                                                   Contemporary Inuit Drawings
                                                   Macdonald Stewart Art Centre                      
                                                   Guelph, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       March - April 1988              Works on Paper from the Permanent
                                                   Collection of Inuit Art                           
                                                   Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec                   
                                                   Montreal, Quebec
       March - April 1988            A Collector's Feast
                                                   Snow Goose Associates                             
                                                   Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
       April 1988                          Inuit Images in Transition
                                                   Augusta Savage Gallery,                           
                                                   University of Massachusetts                       
                                                   Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       April - May 1988                Exhibition of Original Drawings by
                                                   Three Inuit Artists from Cape Dorset:             
                                                   Kenojuak Ashevak, Kananginak Pootoogook           
                                                   and Eliyakota Samualie                            
                                                   Gallery Phillip                                   
                                                   Don Mills, Ontario
       June - September 1988   The World Around Me
                                                   University of Lethbridge Art Gallery              
                                                   Lethbridge, Alberta
       January 1989                     Cold Stones, Warm Hearts: Inuit Art
                                                   from the Northwest Territories                    
                                                   University of Richmond                            
                                                   Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.
       January - April 1989         Cape Dorset Printmaking 1959-1989
                                                   McMichael Canadian Collection                     
                                                   Kleinburg, Ontario
       May 1989                           Birds: Sculpture from Cape Dorset
                                                   & Rock Ptarmigan Limited Edition                  
                                                   Print by Kananginak                               
                                                   The Guild Shop                                    
                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       June - July 1989                A New Day Dawning: Early Cape Dorset Prints
                                                   University of Michigan                            
                                                   Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       August - October 1989     Inuit Graphic Art from Indian
                                                   & Northern Affairs Canada                         
                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba
       1990                                   Inuit Art From the Glenbow Collection
                                                   Glenbow Museum                                    
                                                   Calgary, Alberta
       January - Sept1990          Arctic Mirror
                                                   Canadian Museum of Civilization                   
                                                   Hull, Quebec
       February - March 1990     Inuit Drawings
                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       March 1990                       Art Inuit, l'Art des Esquimaux du Canada
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Maison Falleur, Cambrai                        
                                                   France
       April 1990                          Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Palais de l'Europe                             
                                                   Le Touquet, France
       June - July 1990                Small Sculptures from across the
                                                   Canadian Arctic                                   
                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                 
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       June - September 1990    Inuit Graphics and Drawings from 1959-1990
                                                   Arctic Artistry                                   
                                                   Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, U.S.A.
       July 1990                            Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Thonon les Bains                               
                                                   France
       November 1990                Inuit Masterworks
                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       November 1990                Art Inuit
                                                   Galerie Saint Merri                               
                                                   Paris, France
       January 1991                     Sojourns to Nunavut: Contemporary Inuit Art
                                                   from Canada                                       
                                                   at Bunkamura Art Gallery, presented by the        
                                                   University of British Columbia Museum of          
                                                   Anthropology and The McMichael Canadian Art       
                                                   Collection                                        
                                                   Tokyo, Japan
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       March - April 1991            Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Le Theatre                                     
                                                   La Ciotat, France
       April - June 1991              Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Galerie La Tour des Cardinaux                  
                                                   L'Isle sur la Sorgue, France
       May 1991                           Inuit Music in Art: Singing and Dancing and
                                                   Playing                                           
                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                 
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       May - June 1991               Mother and Child: Sculpture and Prints
                                                   Albers Gallery                                    
                                                   San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       June - July 1991                Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Galerie Ombre et Lumiere                       
                                                   Ensisheim, France
       July 1991                           Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Chapelle de la Visitation                      
                                                   Thonon, France
       July - August 1991            Glaciopolis:  Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Maison de Pesey                                
                                                   Les Arcs, France
       August - Sep 1991           Cape Dorset Stone Sculpture: Masters
                                                   & the Next Generation                             
                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       August - Sep 1991           Art Inuit
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Galerie Akenaton                               
                                                   Troyes, France
       November - Dec 1991     Art Inuit:  Autour de la Collection de Cape
                                                   Dorset 1991                                       
                                                   Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai          
                                                   at Le Colombier                                   
                                                   Ville D'Avray, France
       November - Dec 1991     Inuit Sculpture:  Displayed in Conjunction with
                                                   the 1991 Cape Dorset Annual Graphics Collection   
                                                   Muscarelle Museum of Art                          
                                                   Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.

       November 1991 - March 1992              
                                                   Moving Around the Form:
                                                   Inuit Sculpture and Prints                        
                                                   Agnes Etherington Art Centre                      
                                                   Queen's University                                
                                                   Kingston, Ontario
       December 1991 - March 1992
                                                   In Cape Dorset We Do It This Way:  Three Decades
                                                   of Inuit Printmaking                              
                                                   McMichael Canadian Art Collection                 
                                                   Kleinburg, Ontario
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       February 1992                  The Inuit Print and Sculpture 1960-1980
                                                   Westdale Gallery                                  
                                                   Hamilton, Ontario
       February - Sep 1992        Inuit Art: Drawings and Recent Sculpture
                                                   National Gallery of Canada                        
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
       April - May 1992                Salon International Europ'art '92
                                                   presented by Galerie Saint Merri                  
                                                   Geneva, Switzerland
       June 1992 - Dec1993      Oonark, Pudlo, Kananginak
                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                   (tour)
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       August 1992                      Each Depends on the Other
                                                   Houston North Gallery                             
                                                   Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       October - Nov 1992          Arctic Ice: Sculptures in Marble by the
                                                   Artists of Cape Dorset, Northwest Territories     
                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                              
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       November 1992 - January 1993      
                                                   Borealis: Inuit Images of Man and Animals
                                                   Freeport Art Museum and Cultural Centre           
                                                   Freeport, Illinois
       December 1992               Small Sculptures by Great Artists I
                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                 
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       1993                                   Muskox-Umingmak
                                                   Houston North Gallery                             
                                                   Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
       July - August 1993             Umingmak-Muskox
                                                   Houston North                                     
                                                   Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       October - Nov 1993          Sculpture and Graphics from Cape Dorset
                                                   Art Space Gallery                                 
                                                   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
       November - Dec 1993     The Treasured Monument
                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                              
                                                   Vancouver, British Columbia
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       November - Dec 1993      Drawings by Kananginak Pootoogook and
                                                   Sculpture by Eunice Shytoo Muckpah                
                                                   Albers Gallery                                    
                                                   San Francisco, California
       November 1993 - January 1994          
                                                   Contemporary Inuit Drawings
                                                   Muscarelle Museum of Art                          
                                                   College of William and Mary                       
                                                   Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       December 1993                Small Sculptures by Great Artists II
                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                 
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       May - June 1994               Share the Vision
                                                   Philadelphians Collect Inuit Art                  
                                                   Art Space Gallery                                 
                                                   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
       May - June 1994               Cape Dorset Revisited - a collection
                                                   of previously unreleased prints, exhibited        
                                                   at selected commercial galleries, organized by    
                                                   West Baffin Eskimo Co-op                          
                                                   Cape Dorset, Northwest Territories
       May 1994 - July 1995       Cape Dorset Revisited
                                                   McMichael Canadian Art Collection                 
                                                   Kleinburg, Ontario
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       July 1994                            Arctic Spirit
                                                   35 Years of Canadian Inuit Art                    
                                                   Frye Art Museum                                   
                                                   Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
       September - Oct 1994     Kunst van de Inuit Eskimo's
                                                   Gemeentelijk Kunstcentrum                         
                                                   Huis Hellemans                                    
                                                   Edegem, Belgium
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       November - Dec 1994     Small Sculptures by Great Artists III
                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                 
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       March - July 1995              Immaginario Inuit
                                                   Arte e cultura degli esquimesi canadesi           
                                                   Galleria d'Arte Moderna                           
                                                   e Contemporanea                                   
                                                   Verona, Italy
                                                   (illustrated catalogue)
       April - June 1995               The Birds of Cape Dorset:
                                                   A collection of sculpture by                      
                                                   32 Cape Dorset Carvers                            
                                                   Albers Gallery                                    
                                                   San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       June 1995                          Cape Dorset Engravings and Etchings
                                                   from the Sixties                                  
                                                   Arctic Artistry                                   
                                                   Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, U.S.A.
       July 1995                            Sunakutagnuvalautut:
                                                   Things from the Past                              
                                                   Feheley Fine Art                                  
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       September 1995               Sedna: Spirit of the Sea
                                                   Feheley Fine Arts                                 
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
       SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
       February - March 1975     Kananginak -  Engravings
                                                   Robertson Galleries                               
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
       May 1976 - Feb 1977       Pudlo Prints
                                                   An exhibition organized in conjunction with       
                                                   Habitat: United Nations Conference on Human       
                                                   Settlements, Department of Indian Affairs and     
                                                   Northern Development                              
                                                   Ottawa, Ontario
                                                   (tour)
       October 1986                    Work by Kananginak
                                                   Eskimo Graphics                                   
                                                   Kitchener, Ontario
       1987                                   Drawings by Kananginak Pootoogook
                                                   Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec                   
                                                   Montreal, Quebec
       November - Dec 1987      Kananginak:  Dessins/Drawings
                                                   Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec                   
                                                   Montreal, Quebec

       February 1988                   Exhibition of Original Drawings by Kananginak
                                                   Pootoogook, Cape Dorset, Northwest Territories    
                                                   The Guild Shop                                    
                                                   Toronto, Ontario
                                                   (illustrated brochure)
       July - August 1989            Kananginak Pootoogook of Cape Dorset:
                                                   Prints and Sculpture                              
                                                   Gallery Indigena                                  
                                                   Stratford, Ontario
       COLLECTIONS:
       Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario  
       Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.  
       Amway Environmental Foundation Collection, Ada, Michigan, U.S.A. 
       Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A. 
       Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario 
       Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario  
       Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario  
       Art Gallery of York University, Downsview, Ontario  
       Bata Shoe Museum Foundation, Don Mills, Ontario 
       Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick  
       CIBC Collection, Toronto, Ontario 
       Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario 
       Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, Montreal, Quebec  
       Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec 
       Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan, U.S.A.  
       Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta     
       GE Canada Inuit Art Collection, Mississauga, Ontario 
       Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta  
       Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories  
       Klamer Family Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario  
       Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario   
       London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario        
       Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario      
       McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario                      
       McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario           
       Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 
       Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
       Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec 
       Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia 
       National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario 
       Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   
       Red Deer and District Museum and Archives, Red Deer, Alberta       
       Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario 
       Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario 
       Shell Canada Collection, Calgary, Alberta 
       Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia  
       Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.   
       Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection, Toronto, Ontario     
       University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta  
       University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta    
       University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick 
       Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta   
       Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba 
       HONOURS, ACHIEVEMENTS and EVENTS:
                Mintmark Press Special Editions, Toronto. The artist is one of several
                artists whose reproductions are presented in folios by Mintmark Press.
       1957     Participated in an experimental graphic workshop in Cape Dorset in 1957 and
                    1958 (unpublished).
       1958     Represented Cape Dorset on a good-will tour to Greenland.
       1960     Imperial Oil Commission, Toronto. Kananginak was one of five artists
                     commissioned by Imperial Oil to produce a special folio of prints.
       1961     Unicef Commission. Kananginak was one of five artists commissioned to create
                     works to be used as designs for Unicef Christmas cards.
       1965     Chosen to represent Cape Dorset artists at the exhibition of prints and
                  sculpture at Stratford, Ontario.

       1976     The artist's print 'Loon and Raven' was commissioned by Les Amis de la
                     Gravure, Montreal.
       1976     United Nations Conference 'Habitat folio' Commission. Kaninginak was one of
                     four Cape Dorset artists commissioned to produce a collection of prints for
                     the Habitat Conference (United Nations); the prints appear in the Cape Dorset
                     Graphic annual catalogue of 1981.
       1977     Commissioned to make four limited edition prints for the World
                     Wildlife portfolio; also included in the Cape Dorset Graphic annual cataloge
                     of 1978. Attended the preview of the portfolio at the Art Gallery of Ontario
                     in Toronto.
       1977     'Inuit World' Collection; published in a boxed edition by Kingait Press.
       1978     Attended the printmakers' conference in Ottawa, Ontario.
       1978     Skate Canada, World's '78. The artist produced a print entitled 'Nanuk' in
                    1977, it was released in in 1978 for the Skate Competition held in Ottawa,
                     Ontario; and it is also documented in the Cape Dorset Graphic annual catalogue
                     of 1981.
       1979     Commissioned by the National Museums to make two etchings for
                     inclusion in their 1979 gift catalogue. Entitled 'Sitgarriat I' and
                     'Sitgarriat II', released in 1979, and documented in the Cape Dorset Graphic
                     annual catalogue for 1981.
       1979     Kananginak was commissioned by the Group of 100 (St. Lambert, Que.) to produce
                    a lithographic print entitled 'Caribou Resting' also included in the Cape
                    Dorset Graphic annual catalogue of 1979.
       1980     Elected a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts.
       1980     'Etching Portfolio I'. Kananginak was one of six artists who assembled a
                     special portfolio of prints which is documented in the Cape Dorset Graphic
                     annual catalogue.
       1982     'Etchings Portfolio IV'. The artist produced a special folio of prints which
                  appears in the Cape Dorset Graphic annual catalogue of 1982.
       1982     'Etchings Portfolio V: Timiat'. The artist was one of three artists who
                     contributed to a special folio of work, documented in the Cape Dorset Graphic
                     annual catalogue of 1982.
       1983     The artist's print 'Sitjarriat at Nest' was printed in 1979, and released by
                      the Westdale Gallery, Hamilton in 1982. The work is documented in the Cape
                      Dorset Graphic annual catalogue of 1983.
       1986     Norgraphics Limited. Kananginak was one of several artists whose work was
                     acquired and released by Norgraphics Limited between 1976 and 1984. The works
                     that were selected are documented in the Cape Dorset Graphic annual catalogues
                     of 1986 and 1987.
       1988     Attended the opening of the solo exhibition 'Kananginak' in February, which
                     was held at The Guild Shop.
       1988     Norgraphics Commission, Toronto.
       1988     Guild of Crafts Commission, Toronto. The artist's 'Tuulliaraq/ Young Loon' was
                     commissioned by the Guild of Crafts in 1988.
       1989     Attended the opening of the exhibition 'Cape Dorset Printmaking 1959-1989'
                     held at the McMichael Canadian Collection.
       1992     Kananginak participated as a speaker and panelist at the Inuit Art Conference
                  held at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in January.
       SELECTED REFERENCES:
                                                         
           ARTS OF THE ESKIMO: PRINTS:  /Ed. by Ernst Roch. Texts by
           Patrick Furneaux and Leo Rosshandler.  Montreal: Signum Press in
           association with Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1974.
                                                         
           KANAANGINNAAQ PUTUGUQ.  Inuit Today, December, 1976. pp.26-31.
       Baird, Irene                                      
           CAPE DORSET MAN.  Canadian Geographical Journal, vol. 71, no. 5,
           November, 1965. pp.170-175.
       Barz, Sandra B.                                   
           ART OF THE ESKIMOS:  World Wildlife Fund Collection.  Arts &
           Culture of the North, vol. 2, no. 1, November, 1977. pp.62-63.
       Barz, Sandra B.                                   
           SIMIUNI SIVUARAPI VS. J.J. AUDUBON.  ARTS AND CULTURE OF THE
           NORTH, vol. 7, no. 2, Summer, 1984. p.471.
       Barz, Sandra B., ed.                              
           CANADIAN INUIT PRINT ARTIST/PRINTER BIOGRAPHIES.  New York :
           Arts & Culture of the North, 1990.
       Blakeman, Evelyn                                  
           OMINGMAK:  The Muskox.  The Inuit Art Enthusiasts Newsletter,
           Issue 31, April, 1986.
       Blodgett, Jean                                    
           GRASP TIGHT THE OLD WAYS:  Selections from the Klamer Family
           Collection of Inuit Art.  Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1983.
       Blodgett, Jean                                    
           IN CAPE DORSET WE DO IT THIS WAY:  THREE DECADES OF INUIT
           PRINTMAKING:  Jean Blodgett/with essays by Heather Ardies,
           Leslie Boyd and Linda Sutherland.  Kleinburg, Ont. : McMichael
           Canadian Art Collection, 1991.
       Blodgett, Jean                                    
           SELECTIONS FROM THE JOHN AND MARY ROBERTSON COLLECTION OF INUIT
           SCULPTURE.  Kingston, Ont. : Queens University,  The Agnes
           Etherington Art Centre, 1986.
       Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                      
           CRAFTS FROM ARCTIC CANADA = ARTISANAT DE L'ARCTIQUE CANADIEN.
           Ottawa: Canadian Eskimo Arts Council, 1974.
       Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                      
           SCULPTURE/INUIT:  Sculpture of the Inuit: masterworks of the
           Canadian Arctic = La sculpture chez les Inuit: chefs-d'oeuvre de
           l'Arctique canadien.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
           London: Aidan Ellis Publishing, 1971.

       Cochran, Bente Roed                               
           ARCTIC ANIMALS THEME FOR EXHIBITION.  Edmonton Journal, July 4,
           1978.
       Cochran, Bente Roed                               
           ESKIMO PRINT PORTFOLIO IS COMPELLING.  Edmonton Journal,
           September 8, 1978.
       Enright, Robert                                   
           WINNIPEG SUPERB SPOT FOR DEVOTEES OF INUIT ARTWORKS AND
           CULTURE.  Winnipeg Free Press, May 9, 1981.
       Feheley, Patricia M.                              
           KANANGINAK.  Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 2, Spring, 1988.
           pp.19-21.
       Gilbert, Bil                                      
           KANANGINAK:  Eskimo Audubon.  Audubon, vol. 80, no. 4, July,
           1978. pp.72-87.
       Gustavison, Susan J.                              
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           COUNCIL 1961 - 1989.  Kleinburg, Ont.:  McMichael Canadian Art
           Collection, 1994.
       Houston, James A.                                 
           ESKIMO GRAPHIC ART.  Canadian Art 67, vol. 17, no. 1, January,
           1960. pp.8-15.
       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
           CAPE DORSET SCULPTURE:  Fantasy & Stylization.  Vancouver: Inuit
           Gallery of Vancouver, 1983.
       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
           CAPE DORSET STONE SCULPTURE: MASTERS AND THE NEXT GENERATION:
           August 17-September 6, 1991.  Vancouver, B.C.:  Inuit Gallery of
           Vancouver, 1991.
       Jackson, Marion E.                                
           CONTEMPORARY INUIT DRAWINGS.  Guelph, Ontario: Macdonald Stewart
           Art Centre, 1987.

       Jackson, Marion E.                                
           PERSONAL VERSUS CULTURAL EXPRESSION IN INUIT PRINTS.  In: PRINT
           VOICE: A PUBLICATION ON PRINTMAKING AND PRINT ARTISTS.
           Edmonton, University of Alberta, 1984. pp.21-25.
       James, Geoffrey                                   
           MASTERWORKS OF THE ARCTIC:  An Impressive Summation.  Time,
           November 29, 1971. pp.12-13.
       Jordon, Wendy Adler                               
           BY THE LIGHT OF THE QULLIQ:  Eskimo Life in the Canadian
           Arctic.  Washington: Smithsonian Institution Traveling
           Exhibition Service, 1979.
       LaBarge, Dorothy                                  
           FROM DRAWING TO PRINT:  Perception and Process in Cape Dorset
           Art.  Calgary, Alta. : Glenbow Museum, 1986.
       Lipton, Barbara                                   
           ARCTIC VISION:  Art of the Canadian Inuit.  Ottawa : Canadian
           Arctic Producers, 1984.
       Lipton, Barbara                                   
           ARCTIC VISION: ART OF THE CANADIAN INUIT.  Archaeology,
           January/February, 1985. pp.54-57.
       Macduff, Alistair                                 
           LORDS OF THE STONE:  An Anthology of Eskimo Sculpture. / By
           Alistair  Macduff. Photographs by George M. Galpin.  North
           Vancouver:  Whitecap Books, 1982.
       Marion Scott Gallery                              
           ARCTIC ICE: SCULPTURES IN MARBLE BY THE ARTISTS OF CAPE DORSET,
           NORTHWEST TERRITORIES.  Vancouver:  Marion Scott Gallery, 1992.
       Marion Scott Gallery                              
           THE TREASURED MONUMENT:  An Exhibition of Small-scale Inuit
           Sculpture.  Vancouver:  Marion Scott Gallery, 1993.

       Mekler, Gilda                                     
           DORSET PRINTS-ENCOURAGING SIGNS OF LIFE.  Nunatsiaq News,
           November 3, 1977.
       Mitchell, Marybelle, and Ovilu Goo-Doyle          
           THE ARTISTS SPEAK:  Iyola Kingwatsiak, Kananginak Pootoogook,
           and Jimmy Manning.  Inuit Art Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring
           1992, pp. 26-34.
       Muehlen, Maria and Julie Hodgson, eds.            
           LITHOGRAPHY IN CAPE DORSET.  Inuit Arts and Crafts 1983(1):9-12,
           1983.
       Muscarelle Museum of Art (Williamsburg)           
           CONTEMPORARY INUIT DRAWINGS:  The gift collection of Frederick
           and Lucy S. Herman.  Williamsburg, Va.:  The College of William
           and Mary in Virginia, 1993.
       Printers of Kingait Press                         
           THE INUIT WORLD.  Cape Dorset: Kingait Press, West Baffin Eskimo
           Co-operative Ltd, 1977.
       Sabat, Christina                                  
           VISUAL ARTS IN REVIEW.  Daily Gleaner, February 21, 1981.
       Souchotte, Sandra                                 
           INUIT ART:  A FANTASTIC ARCTIC SUCCESS STORY.  Northwest
           Explorer 4(4):  6-20, Autumn, 1985.
       Swinton, George                                   
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           Marsh, editor-in-chief.  Edmonton:  Hurtig Publishers, 2:932,
           1985.
       Swinton, George                                   
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           Palazzo Forti, 1995.

       West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative                    
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           1971.
       Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
           CAPE DORSET.  Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1979.
       Winnipeg Art Gallery                              
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