Canadian First Nations (Inuit), 20th century, female.
Born 1907/1908, in Toojak (Nottingham Island, Nunavut); died 28 May 1983, in Cape Dorset (Nunavut).
Graphic artist (felt pen/crayon/pencil), printmaker (stonecut/etching/copper plate).
Figures domestic scenes and traditional Inuit fables.
Pitseolak Ashoona, a self-taught graphic artist, began drawing the ‘old ways’ of traditional Inuit pre-contact life for the Cape Dorset Artist Co-op (also known as Dorset Fine Art) set up by James Hudson in ...