2022 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts
Announced 2 March, 2022 by Canada Council for the Arts. David Ruben Piqtoukun is recognized with the 2022 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.
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Fresh Water Spirit –
David Ruben Piqtoukun – Artist / Sculptor
Welcome! David has worked primarily in stone, antler, bone and steel. Recently he ventured into the allure of creating with bronze.
To gain some insight into what drives and inspires David Ruben Piqtoukun, please read of his upbringing and growth in his own words – About David. In addition, the site features a documentary from the BBC, profiling David as one of only three Canadian artists invited for that project, produced as “Destination Art”.
Sculptures by David have been installed in public and private institutions across Canada. They are collected internationally. A goal of this revised site is to make acquiring works by David a better experience for the collector.
David Ruben works can be quoted with all requirements of documentation and secure shipping needed for international buyers.
It is now on exhibit at the Canadian Sculpture Centre, 19 Mill St., Toronto, in The Historic Distillery District.
See the close up image in the Current Works gallery.