Lukta Kiakshuk (Qiatsuk)

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Lukta Kiakshuk (Qiatsuk)
Lukta Qiatsuk was a contemporary Inuit artist born in the year 1928 in Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada. Qiatsuk was an excellent carver and printmaker. A favorite subject of Lukta was birds and also the mother and child. He and his father Kiakshuk were both included in the monumental Inuit traveling exhibition "Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Artic". The artist had some children that went on to become professional artists. Pootoogook Qiatsuk was born in 1959 and is now based out of Cape Dorset. Lukta Qiatsuk passed away in 2004.
 

 

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