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Pitseolak Niviaqsi

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Date of Birth: January 22, 1947 in Kanngia area, Nunavut
Residence: Cape Dorset
Pitseolak is the son of the great sculptor and graphic artist Niviaksiak and the graphic artist Kunu. Likely influenced by his older brother Qiatsuq, Pitseolak has also trained as a printmaker. Pitseolak is a versatile artist and regularly creates a wide range of subjects: from representations of wildlife, particularly birds, to family carvings that often represent his wife and children, and depictions of the sea goddess Sedna.
Works Cited: Derek Norton and Nigel Reading, Cape Dorset Sculpture, 2005.

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