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Johnniebo Ashevak, ᔭᓂᕗ ᐊᓴᕙ

Settlement: Cape Dorset / Kinngait

(1923-1972) — E7-1034

Born in 1923, Johnniebo Ashevak lived mainly in the Cape Dorset (Kinngait) region with his wife, Kenojuak Ashevak and their children. 


Exhibitions

  • A Collector's Feast, Snow Goose Associates
  • Arctic Spirit 35 Years of Canadian Inuit Art, Frye Art Museum
  • ART ESKIMO, Galerie de France
  • Canadian Eskimo Arts Festival, Alaska Methodist University Galleries
  • Canadian Eskimo Graphic Art and Sculpture, St. Mary's University Art Gallery
  • Cape Dorset Engravings, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Cape Dorset Engravings, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, circulated by the Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Cape Dorset Engravings and Etchings from the Sixties, Arctic Artistry
  • Cape Dorset Engravings, A Retrospective, The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *62, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *63, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *66, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *67, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *69, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *75, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Prints and Sculpture, McMaster Art Gallery
  • Cape Dorset Through the Years: 25 Years of Graphics and Sculpture, Arctic Artistry
  • Cape Dorset, First Generation Printers: Engravings 1962-1963, Albers Gallery
  • Contemporary Inuit Drawings, Muscarelle Museum of Art College of William and Mary
  • Eskimo Carvings, Waddington
  • Eskimo Carvings and Prints from the Collection of York University, Art Gallery of York University
  • Eskimo Fantastic Art, Gallery 111, School of Art, University of Manitoba
  • Eskimo Narrative, Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Eskimo Sculpture '69, Robertson Galleries
  • Eskimo Stone Sculpture, featuring Axangayuk, Johnniebo, Kenojuak, The Arctic Circle
  • Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: First Collection, Cultural Affairs Division, Department of External Affairs, Canada
  • Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: Second Collection, Cultural Affairs Division, Department of External Affairs, Canada
  • Hunters of Old, Inukshuk Galleries Inc.
  • Immaginario Inuit Arte e cultura degli esquimesi canadesi, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
  • Inoonoot Eskima: Grafik och Skulptur fran Cape Dorset och Povungnituk, Konstframjandet
  • Inuit Graphics and Drawings from 1959-1990, Arctic Artistry
  • Inuit Traditions in Graphics: 1961-1987, Arctic Artistry
  • Johnniebo, London Public Library & Art Museum
  • La deesse inuite de la mer/The Inuit Sea Goddess, Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
  • Night Spirits: Cape Dorset 1960-1965, Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Return to Origins III, The Arctic Circle
  • Sculptures by Kenojuak and Johnniebo, School of Architecture, Nova Scotia Technical College
  • The Art of the Eskimo, Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University
  • The Cape Dorset Print, Presented at Rideau Hall by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
  • The Inuit Print/L'estampe inuit, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the National Museum of Man
  • The Inuit Sea Goddess, Surrey Art Gallery, (organized to complement the Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal exhibit of the same name)
  • The Jacqui and Morris Shumiatcher Collection of Inuit Art, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina
  • The Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art from the Art Gallery of Ontario, University of Guelph
  • The Oral Tradition, National Museum of Man
  • The Spirit of the Land, The Koffler Gallery
  • Ulu/Inua: Form and Fantasy in Eskimo Art, Casino Gallery, Ravinia Park
  • We Lived by Animals/Nous Vivions des Animaux, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in cooperation with the Department of External Affairs
  • Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection of Inuit Art, Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec
  • Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection of Inuit Art, Canadian Guild of Craft Quebec

Collections

  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston
  • Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
  • Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor
  • Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, Montreal
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull
  • Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary
  • Great-West Life Assurance Company, Winnipeg
  • Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet
  • Klamer Family Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury
  • McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton
  • McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg
  • Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
  • University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

Artwork

Title Last Sold At Auction
ANIMAL CYCLE 2007-04 (April 2007)
ETCHED TUSK 2020-10 (October 2020)
FANTASY 2009-11 (November 2009)
MOON SPIRIT 2012-04 (April 2012)
MOUNTAIN SPIRIT 2011-11 (November 2011)
NULIAUK AND SEA SPIRITS 2021-03 (March 2021)
SEA BEASTS 2019-12 (December 2019)
TALEEYAYO WITH SEABIRD 2008-11 (November 2008)
UNITITLED 2011-09 (September 2011)
UNTITLED 2007-11 (November 2007)
UNTITLED 2021-03 (March 2021)
UNTITLED 2021-03 (March 2021)
UNTITLED 2021-03 (March 2021)
UNTITLED 2019-11 (November 2019)
UNTITLED 2009-04 (April 2009)

Recent Auction Results

NULIAUK AND SEA SPIRITS
Estimate: 200 — 400
Sold: Mar 2021 — Sold For: $450
UNTITLED
Estimate: 300 — 500
Sold: Mar 2021 — Sold For: $1,020
ETCHED TUSK
Estimate: 500 — 700
Sold: Oct 2020 — Sold For: $480
SEA BEASTS
Estimate: 300 — 500
Sold: Dec 2019 — Sold For: $240
UNTITLED
Estimate: 300 — 500
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $330
MOON SPIRIT
Estimate: 400 — 600
Sold: Apr 2012 — Sold For: $480

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