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Helen Kalvak

Settlement: Holman / Ulukhaktok

(1901-1984) — W2-423

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Exhibitions

4th National Burnaby Print Show

Burnaby Art Society


50 Inuit Prints

Canadian Arctic Producers in coordination with the Hudson's Bay Company Inuit Art Marketing Service, held at Simpson's


A Woman's Vision

Art Space Gallery


Arctic Mirror

Canadian Museum of Civilization


Arctic Spirit 35 Years of Canadian Inuit Art

Frye Art Museum


Arctic Values '65

New Brunswick Museum with the cooperation of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs


Arctic Vision: Art of the Canadian Inuit

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Canadian Arctic Producers


Bears of the North

Snow Goose Associates


Bering Sea to Baffin Bay

The Arctic Circle


Borealis: Inuit Images of Man and Animals

Freeport Art Museum and Cultural Centre


Building on Strengths: New Inuit Art from the Collection

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Canadian Eskimo Art: a representative exhibition from the collection of Professor and Mrs. Philip Gray

Fine Arts Gallery, Montana State University


Canadian Eskimo Arts Festival

Alaska Methodist University Galleries


Canadian/Indian and Eskimo Arts and Crafts

The Snow Goose


Chisel and Brush/Le ciseau et la brosse

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development


Contemporary Indian and Inuit Art of Canada

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa, presented at the General Assembly Building, United Nations


Contemporary Inuit Art

National Gallery of Canada


Contemporary Inuit Drawings

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre


Contemporary Inuit Drawings

Muscarelle Museum of Art College of William and Mary


Demons and Spirits and those who wrestled with them

The Arctic Circle


Die Kunst aus der Arktis

Inuit Galerie, Mannheim held at Humanities and Social Sciences Research Institute, University of Siegen at Villa Waldrich


Die Kunst aus der Arktis

presented by Inuit Galerie


Eskimo Games: Graphics and Sculpture/ Giuochi Eschimesi: grafiche e sculture

National Gallery of Modern Art


Eskimo Narrative

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Eskimo Sculpture, Eskimo Prints and Paintings of Norval Morrisseau

Art Association of Newport


Eskimo Sculptures and Prints including a collection of Carvings by Osowetokla

Hartford National Bank


Festival of Birds

The Arctic Circle


Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: First Collection

Cultural Affairs Division, Department of External Affairs, Canada


Helen Kalvak - Print Retrospective

Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec


Helen Kalvak Drawings

Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec


Holman Prints *65

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *66

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *67

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *68

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *69

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *70

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *72

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *73

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *74

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *75/76

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *77

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *79

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *80/81

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *82

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *83

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *84

(annual collection)


Holman Prints *85

(annual collection)


Hunter of the Sacred Game: Traditional Life on the Land

Organized by the Arts and Learning Services Foundation


Hunters of Old

Inukshuk Galleries Inc.


Hunting in the Arctic

Alberta Provincial Museum and Archives


Im Schatten der Sonne: Zeitgenossische Kunst der Indianer und Eskimos in Kanada/In the Shadow of the Sun: Contemporary Indian and Inuit Art in Canada

Canadian Museum of Civilization


Inuit Art From the Glenbow Collection

Glenbow Museum


Inuit Art on the Mezzanine: New Acquisitions

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Inuit Art: A Selection of Inuit Art from the Collection of the National Museum of Man, Ottawa, and the Rothmans Permanent Collection of Inuit Sculpture, Canada

National Museum of Man, Ottawa and Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Ltd.


Inuit Games and Contests: The Clifford E. Lee Collection of Prints

University of Alberta


Inuit Games/Inuit Pinguangit/Jeux des inuit

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development


Inuit Graphic Art from Indian & Northern Affairs Canada

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Inuit Graphics and Drawings from 1959-1990

Arctic Artistry


Inuit Graphics from the Past

Arctic Artistry


Inuit Graphics Through the Year: Rare Prints from the Arctic

Arctic Artistry


Inuit Images in Transition

Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts


Inuit Myths, Legends and Songs

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Inuit Survival

Enook Galleries, Waterloo, Ontario Presented at the University of Waterloo Art Gallery


Inuit Traditions in Graphics: 1961-1987

Arctic Artistry


Inuit Woman: Life and Legend in Art

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Inuit Women and their Art: Graphics and Wallhangings

Gallery 210, University of Missouri


Inuitkonst fran Kanada - skulptor och grafik

Millesgarden


Kalvak & Nanogak

Albers Gallery


Kalvak - Nanogak Drawings

Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec


Kalvak Retrospective

Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec


Northern Exposure: Inuit Images of Travel

Burnaby Art Gallery


Patiently I Sing Selections from the Tyler/Brooks Collection

Carleton University Art Gallery


Polar Vision: Canadian Eskimo Graphics

Jerusalem Artists' House Museum


Rare Eskimo Prints from Holman Island: a Review 1965-1973

The Arctic Circle


Shamans and Spirits: Myths and Medical Symbolism in Eskimo Art

Canadian Arctic Producers and the National Museum of Man


Shamans and Spirits: Myths and Medical Symbolism in Eskimo Art

Arts and Learning Services Foundation (this is a duplicate of the C.A.P. and National Museum of Man exhibition of 1976-1981)


Stones, Bones, Cloth, and Paper: Inuit Art in Edmonton Collections

Edmonton Art Gallery


The Arctic/L'Artique

UNESCO


The Art of Eskimo Women: in Sculpture, Prints, Wall-hangings

The Arctic Circle


The Coming and Going of the Shaman: Eskimo Shamanism and Art

Winnipeg Art Gallery


The Eskimo Art Collection of the Toronto-Dominion Bank

Toronto-Dominion Bank


The Eskimo Woman: her life and dreams in prints and sculpture

The Arctic Circle


The Graphic Art of Helen Kalvak, R.C.A., 1965-1985

Albers Gallery of Inuit Art


The Inuit Amautik: I Like My Hood To Be Full

Winnipeg Art Gallery


The Inuit Print/L'estampe inuit

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the National Museum of Man


The Jacqui and Morris Shumiatcher Collection of Inuit Art

Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina


The Matriarchs: Jessie Oonark, Helen Kalvak, Pitseolak Ashoona

Snow Goose Associates


The Moveable Feast

Arts and Learning Services Foundation


The Murray and Marguerite Vaughan Inuit Print Collection

Beaverbrook Art Gallery


The Oral Tradition

National Museum of Man


The Prints Never Seen: Holman, 1977-1987

Albers Gallery of Inuit Art


The Story Tellers of Holman Island: A retrospective exhibition of rare stonecut prints from 1968 - 1979

The Arctic Circle


The Year of the Bear

The Arctic Circle


Transformation

The Arctic Circle


Uumajut: Animal Imagery in Inuit Art

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Visions of Rare Spirit: 20 Years of Holman Prints

Port Colborne Library


Women Who Draw: 30 Years of Graphic Art from the Canadian Arctic

Feheley Fine Arts


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

Public Collections

Amon Carter Museum of Western Art

Fort Worth


Anchorage Museum of History and Art

Anchorage


Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Fredericton


Canada Council Art Bank

Ottawa


Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec

Montreal


Canadian Museum of Civilization

Hull


Clifford E. Lee Collection, University of Alberta

Edmonton


Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College

Traverse City


Department of Foreign Affairs

Ottawa


Edmonton Art Gallery

Edmonton


Glenbow Museum

Calgary


Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University

Bristol


Inuit Cultural Institute

Rankin Inlet


Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre

Sudbury


McMaster University Art Gallery

Hamilton


McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Kleinburg


Mendel Art Gallery

Saskatoon


Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

Montreal


Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia

Vancouver


National Gallery of Canada

Ottawa


Petro-Canada Collection

Calgary


Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

Yellowknife


Smith College Museum of Art

Northampton


University of Alberta

Edmonton


Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg

Artwork

Title Last Sold At Auction
MAN STEALER 2007-08 (August 2007)
MEALTIME (TO SYMBOLIZE THE UNION OF ALL MANKIND) 2007-06 (June 2007)
SEA SPIRITS 2007-06 (June 2007)
A COLLECTION OF NINE DRAWINGS 2018-11 (November 2018)
A COUPLE WITH TWO DOGS 2009-04 (April 2009)
A FULL POT 2019-11 (November 2019)
ACROBATICS 2011-01 (January 2011)
ANGEKOK IN THE TENT 2009-04 (April 2009)
AOMARIYONA 2008-10 (October 2008)
APPARITION DREAM 2014-07 (July 2014)
BEAR FEEDING CUBS 2011-01 (January 2011)
BIRD RIDING 2011-01 (January 2011)
BOW AND ARROW FIGHT 2014-01 (January 2014)
CAPTURE OF A BIRD 2018-02 (February 2018)
CAPTURE OF A WOLF 2009-04 (April 2009)
CARIBOU FEEDING THEIR FAWN 2014-02 (February 2014)
CRANE AND TWO LOONS 2018-03 (March 2018)
CROWS DEFENDING THEIR NEST 2008-10 (October 2008)
DANCE 2018-11 (November 2018)
DANCERS WITH LOON HATS 2011-11 (November 2011)
DON’T BE SO NOISY! 2015-07 (July 2015)
DREAM 2019-11 (November 2019)
DUCK HUNT 2015-01 (January 2015)
DUCKING HUNTING 2013-06 (June 2013)
FESTIVE DANCE 2008-04 (April 2008)
FESTIVE DANCE; CARIBOU AND WOLF 2014-01 (January 2014)
FIGHT FOR WIFE 2019-09 (September 2019)
FIGHTING A SORCERER 2019-09 (September 2019)
GAME IN SNOWHOUSE 2008-06 (June 2008)
GRAZING MUSKOX 2013-10 (October 2013)
HUNGRY VISITORS 2017-03 (March 2017)
IGHINAQRUT 2010-08 (August 2010)
JOY 2011-01 (January 2011)
KIDNAPPER 2011-01 (January 2011)
KOPANOAPAK NONALIK IMNAMI 2012-09 (September 2012)
LEGEND 2019-09 (September 2019)
MAGIC POWER 2009-04 (April 2009)
MAKING AN ATIGI 2009-04 (April 2009)
MAN STEALER 2010-05 (May 2010)
MAN WITH BIRD AND DOG; APPARITION DREAM 2014-01 (January 2014)
MOTHER BEAR AND CUBS DISTURBED 2010-08 (August 2010)
MUSK OX AND RABBIT 2016-09 (September 2016)
NIGHTMARE 2014-07 (July 2014)
RUNNING CARIBOU 2019-12 (December 2019)
SEA TRAVELLERS 2011-01 (January 2011)
SHAMAN’S LEGACY 2011-01 (January 2011)
SHAMAN’S RITUAL; FROM PEOPLE TO ANIMALS 2012-11 (November 2012)
SORCERER 2019-04 (April 2019)
SORCERER’S CALL 2012-11 (November 2012)
SPEARING CHAR 2013-11 (November 2013)
SPRING FROLIC 2011-01 (January 2011)
SPRING TIME 2008-09 (September 2008)
SUMMER CAMP 2008-06 (June 2008)
SURPRISE 2011-01 (January 2011)
THE ADOPTED BEAR 2018-11 (November 2018)
THE ADOPTED SONS 2018-09 (September 2018)
THE DELINQUENT BABY-SITTER 2013-07 (July 2013)
THE DELINQUENT BABYSITTER; FOUR WOMEN WITH CHILD 2015-01 (January 2015)
THE SEA PEOPLE 2019-11 (November 2019)
TWO WORKS - UNTITLED 2020-02 (February 2020)
UNDER THE STARS 2018-02 (February 2018)
UNTITLED 2013-09 (September 2013)
UNTITLED (FESTIVE DANCE) 2014-07 (July 2014)
WOLF AND MUSK-OX 2018-02 (February 2018)
“UNEXPECTED DELICACY” AND “MAN WITH DOG AND BIRD” 2018-02 (February 2018)

Recent Auction Results

TWO WORKS - UNTITLED
Estimate: 300 — 500
Sold: Feb 2020 — Sold For: $228
RUNNING CARIBOU
Estimate: 150 — 200
Sold: Dec 2019 — Sold For: $144
A FULL POT
Estimate: 200 — 400
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $144
FIGHTING A SORCERER
Estimate: 200 — 400
Sold: Sep 2019 — Sold For: $240
FIGHT FOR WIFE
Estimate: 200 — 400
Sold: Sep 2019 — Sold For: $252
LEGEND
Estimate: 100 — 125
Sold: Sep 2019 — Sold For: $120