Iyola Kingwatsiak


Artist Picture - Iyola Kingwatsiak

Artist Picture – Iyola Kingwatsiak

Name:
Iyola Kingwatsiak (1933-2000)
Gender:
Male
Style:
Inuit
Region:
Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

Iyola Kingwatsiak’s wife is a graphic artist. Several of his siblings are or were also artists in Cape Dorset. His sister the late Tye Adla (1936-1990) was a carver and graphic artist. Two other sisters, the late Keeleemeeoomee Samualie (1919-1983) and Anna Kingwatsiak (1911-1971), were graphic artists. Iyola’s brother Mikigak Kingwatsiak is also a carver and graphic artist.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.

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