Shaa, Pudlalik

Pudlalik started to carve at the age of 12 by watching his father Axangayuk. Among his favorite subjects are birds, transformations and walruses. His style is refined and polished and he displays his talent by skillfully balancing many of his pieces on one leg.

Manomie, Tukiki

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

He started to carve at the very young age of six, and he is among a handful of Inuit artists that have started at such a young age.

Qiatsuq, Palaya

Palaya is the son of the well-known sculptor and printmaker Lukta Qiatsuq. Palaya learned how to carve at the age of twelve by watching his father.

Tunnillie, Tytoosie

Tytoosie benefits from the artistic influence of both side of his family tree. His mother, uncles, brothers and grandmother are all artists.

Saila, Mikisiti

Mikisiti Saila was born in 1939 and died in 2008. The son of legendary artist Pauta Saila, Mikisiti exhibited for more than thirty-five years.

Etidloie, Kelly

Kellypalik (Kelly) was born April 26, 1966 and is the son of the well-known Cape Dorset artists Etidlooie and Kingmeata.

Pootoogook, Moe

Mosesie (Moe) Pootoogook was born in Iqaluit Hospital in 1977, but has grown up in Cape Dorset. His father, Paulassie Pootoogook, is a well-known Cape Dorset carver, and his late mother, Ishuhungitok was an artist.

Kelly, Noah

Born in cape Dorset, Nunavut October 2, 1978, Noah Kelly has established himself as a remarkably skilled artist. Noah prefers to carve in soapstone from Cape Dorset and his main subject matter is bears and walruses

Qimirpik, Pits (Pitseolak)

PThis promising young artist

Teevee, Ekid

Ekidluaq learned how to carve stone at the age of 14 from Napachie Ashoona. He enjoys carving anything unusual, but he is particulary good at carving polar bears and birds. Observing animals when going out on the land fishing and hunting inspires him.