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papatsie, Ame

Ame Papatsie has designed many drawings and paintings, numerous logos, murals, tattoos, and computer graphics using images from his cultural heritage. He has also created sealskin masks and chessboards. Ame has perfected and is famous for his technique of drawing simultaneously with both hands in perfect symmetry. He has been an invited artist at the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association\\\’s annual arts festival since 2003, and in was twice invited to participate in the Great Northern Arts Festival in Inuvik- where he received two awards- Most Valuable Participant and Spiritual Artist Award. He is an active member of the arts community in Nunavut as the Chairman of the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association and a board member for the Inuit Artists Association.

Henry, Brad

Brad Henry is an ex-firefighter who was born to Tlingit and Vun tut Gwitch’in parents in the Yukon Territory in the 1960s. As a child, the family of nine moved to Vancouver, British Columbia.

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.

Papigatuk, Johnny

Johnny plans on staying in Cape Dorset and carving for a living. His work is shown in galleries throughout Canada and the United States.

Curley, Tony

Tony is the son of Cape Dorset artist Kellypalik Curley. He loves to carve and he executes his pieces in a simple style.

Hunt, Corrine

Born in Alert Bay British Columbia in 1959, Corrine has been creating contemporary art that reflects the themes and traditions of her First Nations Komoyue and Tlingit heritage since 1985.

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.

Parr, Nuna

Nuna Parr comes from an artistic family. His parents, the late Parr, and Eleeshushe, are renowned graphic artists from the older generation. His brother, Epirvik, is also a carver.

Baker, Richard

Richard E. Baker (Feb 12, 1962) is of the Squamish Nation in North Vancouver, BC, Capilano Indian Reserve. Richard is an International known artist for his North West Coast Art, as well as entrepreneur in the construction and the timber industries.

Larance, Steve Wikviya

Internationally renowned master Hopi jeweler, Steve Wikviya Larance has won many awards for his unique Tufa Cast Jewelry at many prestigious shows including Eitljorg Museum Indian Market (Indianapolis, IN), the Heard Museum Art Market (Phoenix, AZ) and Santa Fe Indian Market (Santa Fe, NM).