Holman Island
Inuit Prints

Hunting Caribou When I Was Youngsold
Hunting Caribou When I Was Young, 1980
Emerack (1901-1983)
lithograph, ed. 18/50, 20¼" × 29"
Shooting Ducks
Shooting Ducks, 1982
Helen Kalvak
stonecut & stencil, ed. 50, 20" × 26"
When Bears Come Back
When Bears Come Back, 1983
Emerack (1901-1983)
lithograph, ed. 1/50, 17½" × 24"
Laughing Men
Laughing Men, 1984
Mabel Nigiyok
serigraph, ed. 50, 25¾" × 19¾"
Strength of the Shaman
Strength of the Shaman, 1992
Mabel Nigiyok
stencil, ed. 50, 17" × 22"
Fall Harvest
Fall Harvest, 1994
Stan Klengenberg
lithograph, ed. 2/50, 22" × 30"
Seeking Help
Seeking Help, 1995
Mabel Nigiyok
stencil, ed. 50, 18" × 22"
At the Spawning Groundsold
At the Spawning Ground, 1996
Peter Malgokak
colour stencil print on paper, ed. 1/125
Sedna's Gift, 1999
Peter Palvik
lithograph & stencil, ed. 24/35, 15" x 22"
Winter Moon, Summer Sun
Winter Moon, Summer Sun, 1997
Peter Palvik
lithograog and stencil, ed 22/35, 22" × 30"
Seal, 1994
Douglas Akoilak
stencil, ed 21/50, 22.25" × 30"
Asking for Food from Spirit
Asking for Food from Spirit, 1989
E. Klengenberg / M. Nigiyok
stonecut, ed 40/50, 25" x 19.5"
Running Caribousold
Running Caribou, 1980
Helen Kalvak / Aivak
stonecut, ed 19/50, 19" x 24.5"
Under the Stars, 1968
Helen Kalvak
stonecut, ed 12/50, 22" x 17"
Plucking the Duck, 1982
Helen Kalvak RCA / Egutak
stencil, 21" x 18"
Feasting on Caribou / Nigilikton Tuktumik
Emerak / M. Okheena
stoncut and stencil, ed 12/50, 16" x 21"


Holman Island

Ulukhaktok (traditional spelling Ulukhaqtuuq and known until 1 April 2006 as Holman) is a small hamlet on the west coast of Victoria Island, in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The community was sometimes known as Holman Island.

Ulukhaktok is home to the Holman Eskimo Co-op which was formed by the residents of the community with the help of a Roman Catholic priest, Father Henri Tardy. The Co-op was formed to provide income to the residents of the community by producing arts and crafts, and is famous for the production of prints. A famous artist who has produced prints for the Holman Eskimo Co-op is Mary Okheena.

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Daphne OdjigDaphne Odjig, Canadian Indigenous Artist and Icon Dies at 97. Click here for more details.

Odjig is frequently referred to as the "Grandmother of Indigenous Art." She has been the recipient of many awards, honours and recognitions for her works, to name a few: The Order of Canada, the Governor General's Award, and eight Honorary Doctorates. Her works have been shown in the National Gallery of Canada, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

She established the first native-run fine art print house in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1971. Known as 'Odjig Indian Prints,' this print house was so successful that it evolved into an Indigenous gallery space in 1974, called the New Warehouse Gallery, run by Odjig and her husband, Chester Beavon. She was also a founding member of the Indian Group of Seven. This artistic group's purpose was to promote Contemporary Indigenous art and artists.

Alex JanvierAlex Janvier's major retrospective, "Alex Janvier: Modern Indigenous Master" is now open at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario until January 21st, 2018. Afterwards, it will travel to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton and the Glenbow Museum in Calgary.

This exhibition was recently on display at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina. Alex Janvier is one of Canada's most acclaimed contemporary artists. His career of sixty-five years has yielded thousands of paintings, and more than twenty-five murals and public commissions. (Photo credit: Kim Griffiths)

Rita Letendre

It is with profound sadness that Gallery Gevik announces the passing of our dear friend Rita Letendre, one of Canada’s most renowned, trailblazing artists. She passed away on November 20, 2021 after a long illness. She was 93 years old.