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Tim Pitsiulak
1967 - 2016

With sadness and great respect, we say good-bye to one of Canada's premier Inuit artists, Tim Pitsiulak. He died Dec 23, 2016 in Iqaluit, where he was being treated for pneumonia. He is survived by his seven children and his wife Mary.

"I am a hunter and I know the land and animals of the north. I am particularly inspired by the bowhead whale, because nobody really knows much about them. My inspiration to be an artist comes from my aunt, Kenojuak Ashevak, because she is the oldest and the best." -Tim Pitsiulak

Tim Pitsiulak was drawn to the arts and various forms of artistic expression for many years. He started to draw as a young boy and later took up carving as well. He also expressed his artistry in jewellery-making. Best known for his strong graphic images, he has contributed to the annual Dorset Print Collection since 2005.

The land and its wildlife were initially the primary influences on Tim's realist drawing style. More recently he has become a chronicler of the everyday, drawing large format, meticulously detailed depictions of boats, heavy equipment and airplanes – the machinery of modern life in Cape Dorset.

Tim was a hunter and his respect for the natural world and its wildlife was fundamental to his artistic sensibility. Tim was particularly inspired by the whales that frequent the cold, Arctic waters - the beluga and the bowhead. The bowhead in particular is a majestic and mysterious creature and frequently he will embellish his drawings of these animals with 'tattoos' of ancient artifacts. His artistic career was recently featured in the 2012 summer issue of The Walrus magazine and in 2013 he attended a very productive printmaking workshop at New Leaf Studios in Vancouver.

We are grateful for Tim's rich talents and are honoured to present these original drawings in coloured pencil.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/tim-itsiulak-obit-1.3911319

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Tim Pitsiulak



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