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TUKIKI MANOMIE  

(TOKOHERI; MUNAMEE; MUNOMEE; MANNUMI; MANUMIE)
Born: December 10, 1952
Resides: Cape Dorset
Sculpture, Crafts, Jewelry

Tukiki's parents Davidee Mannumi and Paunichea, as well as his brothers Axangayu Shaa and Qavavau
Mannumi
, are also artists. 



EXHIBITIONS
1976 Debut - Cape Dorset Jewelry 
Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec 
Montreal, Quebec (brochure)
April 1976  Baffin Island Sculpture Exhibition
Baffin Regional School 
Iqaluit
, Northwest Territories
March - April 1979 Sculpture of the Inuit: Lorne Balshine 
Collection/Lou Osipov Collection/ 
Dr. Harry Winrob Collection
Surrey Art Gallery  
Surrey, British Columbia
(illustrated catalogue)
August - September 1979 

Cape Dorset: Recent Sculpture
Gallery of the Arctic
Victoria, British Columbia
(illustrated catalogue)

November - December 1979

               

In Celebration
Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec
Montreal, Quebec

November 1979 - January 1980 

Cape Dorset Sculpture
Signature Shop
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

September - October 1980 

Cape Dorset
Robertson Galleries
Ottawa, Ontario

October 1981

Cape Dorset Sculpture
Atlantic Galleries
Fredericton, New Brunswick

October - December 1982  

Collector's Choice: 1965-1980
 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia
(illustrated catalogue)

March - April 1984 

Heritage of the Inuit: Masterpieces of the Eskimo
Colorado Galleries of the Arts,
 Arapahoe Community College
Littleton, Colorado, USA

May 1984  

Sculpture from Cape Dorset - The New Generation
The Inuit Gallery of Eskimo Art
Toronto, Ontario

September - October 1984

On the Land
The Arctic Circle
Los Angeles, California, USA

November - December 1986 

Art Inuit
Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec
Montreal, Quebec

June - September 1988

Building on Strengths: New Inuit Art
from the Collection Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba

October 1988

Art/Facts
McMaster Art Gallery
Hamilton, Ontario

June 1989

Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks
Presented by the Amway Corporation at the United Nations General Assembly 
New York, New York, USA (tour)
(illustrated catalogue)

January - September 1990

Arctic Mirror
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Hull, Quebec

March 1990

Art Inuit, l'Art des Esquimaux du Canada
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Maison Falleur, Cambrai France

April 1990

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai 
at Palais de l'Europe
Le Touquet, France

June - July 1990

 

Small Sculptures from across the Canadian Arctic
Feheley Fine Arts
Toronto, Ontario

July 1990

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Thonon les Bains France

August 1990

Traditions and Innovations in Inuit Art
Sculpture in Stone
Images of the North
San Francisco, California, USA
(illustrated brochure)

November - December 1990

                

  

Art Inuit:  Autour de la Collection de Cape
Dorset 1990
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Centre Culturel Canadien
Paris, France

December 1990

New Miniature Sculpture
Gallery Phillip
Don Mills, Ontario

February 1991

Animals of the Arctic
Arctic Inuit Art
Richmond, Virginia, USA

February - March 1991

Taste Of The Wild
Orca Art
Chicago, Illinois, USA

February - March 1991

Cape Dorset Sculpture
McMaster Art Gallery
Hamilton, Ontario

March - April 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Le Theatre La Ciotat, France

April - May 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Palais de l'Europe
Le Touquet, France

April - June 1991

 

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Galerie La Tour des Cardinaux
L'Isle sur la Sorgue, France

May - June 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at La Halle aux Bles
Saint Malo, France

June - July 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Galerie Ombre et Lumiere
Ensisheim, France

July 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Chapelle de la Visitation
Thonon, France

July - August 1991

Glaciopolis:  Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Maison de Pesey
Les Arcs, France

August - September 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Galerie Akenaton
Troyes, France

October - December 1991

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Galerie Maite Aubert
Le Havre, France

November - December 1991

Art Inuit:  Autour de la Collection de Cape Dorset 1991
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Le Colombier
Ville D'Avray, France

February - April 1992

               

Art Inuit
Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai
at Galerie Montador
Dieppe, France

December 1992

Small Sculptures by Great Artists I
Feheley Fine Arts
Toronto, Ontario

 November 1993 - March 1994

The Inuit Imagination
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba

September - October 1994

Kunst van de Inuit Eskimo's
Gemeentelijk Kunstcentrum
Huis Hellemans
Edegem, Belgium
(illustrated brochure)

January - February 1995

The Collector's Eye
Inuit Art from Private Collections
Albers Gallery
San Francisco, California, USA
(illustrated brochure)

April 1995

Inuit Mythology
Arctic Experience
Hamilton, Ontario

November - December 1995

                          

Miniaturen
Inuit Galerie
Mannheim, Germany
(brochure)

December 1995 - January 1996    

Inuit Art: from the collection
of Maurice Yacowar
Collector's Gallery
Calgary, Alberta

March - April 1996

Major/Minor
Marion Scott Gallery
Vancouver, British Columbia



SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

May 1986

Sculpture by Tukiki Manomie of Cape Dorset
The Inuit Gallery of Eskimo Art
Toronto, Ontario

September - October 1988

Tukiki Manomie - Cape Dorset - Recent Sculpture
Images of the North
San Francisco, California, USA

December 1988

Tukiki Munamee
Inuit Galerie
Mannheim, Germany

May 1993

Tukiki Munamee
Inuit Galerie
Mannheim, Germany
(illustrated catalogue)



COLLECTIONS

Amway Environmental Foundation Collection, Ada, Michigan, USA

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec

McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario                                                            

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba



HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS and EVENTS
1988 Traveled to Mannheim, West Germany for the December opening of his one-man exhibition at the Inuit Galerie.


SELECTED REFERENCES

MASTERS OF THE ARCTIC:  An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks.  Ada, Michigan: Amway Corporation, 1989.

Inuit Gallery of Eskimo Art
MOMENTS IN STONE:  Recent Sculpture from Cape Dorset.
Toronto: The Inuit Gallery of Eskimo Art, 1988.

Inuit Galerie
TUKIKI MUNAMEE.  Mannheim, Germany: Inuit Galerie, 1993.

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
COLLECTOR'S CHOICE: 1965 - 1980.  Vancouver: Inuit Gallery, l982

Millard, Peter
ON QUALITY IN ART:  WHO DECIDES.  Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 7,
no. 3, Summer/Fall 1992, pp. 4-14.

Seidelman, Harold and James Turner
THE INUIT IMAGINATION:  Arctic Myth and Sculpture.
Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1993.

Swinton, George
SCULPTURE OF THE INUIT:  Rev. and updated edition of Sculpture of the Eskimo.  Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1992.

Wight, Darlene
BUILDING ON STRENGTHS:  New Inuit Art from the Collection.
Tableau, vol. 1, no.5, 1988. p.4.



(c) Inuit Art Section, INAC 1996