Qimirpik (also known as "Pitsiula")was born on
January 17th 1967, on Baffin Island situated in the Northwest
Pits presently lives in Iqaluit and has also lived in Lake
Harbour. His adoptive parents are Nuyaliaq and Annie Qimirpik.They
are also carvers living in Lake Harbour.
many Inuit artists, Pits draws his inspiration from Arctic
wildlife as well as the human form..
December 1984 - February 1985:
and First Eskimos
Museum of Science and History
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.
June - September
1988: Building on Strengths: New Inuit Art from the
Collection Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, Manitoba
May - September
1995: Keeping Our Stories Alive: An Exhibition of the Art
and Crafts from Dene and Inuit of Canada Institute of American Indian
Arts Museum Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. (illustrated catalogue)