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Isa Aupalukta (1942-)

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  • ISA AUPALUKTA BORN 1942 m., INUKJUAK

  • [ Native American ]

  • Isa Aupalukta, Inukjuak, a greystone carving of a mother fishing with a child on her back, signed in syllabics 6 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 5 in....

Isa Aupalukta Biography

ISA AUPALUKTA (AOUDALAYOUK; ISAAC; AUDLAROCK; AISA)

Born: December 31, 1942 Male E9-1345
Resides: Inukjuak
Sculpture

Isa Aupalukta humts and carves, and does casual work when jobs are available.
He is married to Martha, who is also a carver; they have two children.


EXHIBITIONS:

December 1983 Artists of Arctic Quebec
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia
(illustrated catalogue)

October 1984 Inuit Art from Arctic Quebec
La Federation des Cooperatives du
Nouveau-Quebec
presented at the Canada Trade Centre
Tokyo, Japan

October - November 1986 The Art of the Eskimo
Newman Galleries
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

July - August 1987 Mother
Gallery Indigena
Stratford, Ontario
(illustrated catalogue)

July - August 1987 Exposition Sculptures d'Arctique
Hotel d'Asfeld
St. Malo, France

August - September 1988 Mother & Child
Marion Scott Gallery
Vancouver, British Columbia
(illustrated catalogue)

July 1989 Spirit of the Arctic: A Selection
of Smaller Carvings
Eskimo Art Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.

August 1990 Traditions and Innovations in Inuit Art
Sculpture in Stone
Images of the North
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
(illustrated brochure)

May - June 1991 Mother and Child: Sculpture and Prints
Albers Gallery
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
(illustrated brochure)

May - August 1992 Hudson's Bay Company Collection of Inuit Art
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(illustrated brochure)

February 1993 Kunstwerke der Inuit
Presented by CreARTion, Eppstein
in conjunction with the annual meeting
of the Association of Canadian Studies
at the Hotel am Badersee
Grainau, Germany

November 1993 - March 1994

The Inuit Imagination
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba

May - September 1995 Keeping Our Stories Alive:
An Exhibition of the Art and Crafts
from Dene and Inuit of Canada
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.
(illustrated catalogue)

COLLECTIONS:

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec
Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

HONOURS, ACHIEVEMENTS and EVENTS:

1984 Travelled to Tokyo to participate in an FCNQ sponsored exhibition held at the
Canadian Trade Centre.

SELECTED REFERENCES:

Brandson, Lorraine E.
CARVED FROM THE LAND: The Eskimo Museum Collection. Churchill,
Man.: Diocese of Churchill Hudson Bay, 1994.

Gallery Indigena
MOTHER. Kitchener, Ontario: Gallery Indigena, 1987.

Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
KEEPING OUR STORIES ALIVE: An Exhibition of Art and Crafts from
Dene and Inuit of Canada. Santa Fe, N.M.: Institute of American
Native Arts Museum, 1995.

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
ARTISTS OF ARCTIC QUEBEC. Vancouver: Inuit Gallery of
Vancouver, 1983.

Marion Scott Gallery
MOTHER & CHILD. Vancouver: Marion Scott Gallery, 1988.

Roberts, A. Barry
THE INUIT ARTISTS OF INOUCDJOUAC, P.Q: Historical and
Biographical Information for the Viewers and Collectors of
Eskimo Art. Montreal: La Federation des Co-operatives du Noveau
Quebec with the co-operation of the Department of Indian and
Northern Affairs, 1978.

Seidelman, Harold and James Turner
THE INUIT IMAGINATION: Arctic Myth and Sculpture.
Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1993.

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