The first thing to catch our eye about this piece was the notably beautiful and colorful piece of serpentine that it is carved from. Second? All of the attitude and character built up in this bear’s face and paw – we can practically hear the smack coming from that big front paw… Ouch! Carved by Cape Dorset artist, Ashevak Adla, this piece is incredibly unique – in more ways than one!
This carving, of a polar bear cub following its mother, was carved by the talented Cape Dorset artist, Kooyoo Peter. This piece is fifteen inches long and eight inches tall, and made out of a dark-colored serpentine, making it an automatic eye-catcher. It would be...
An amazing transformation piece called, “Composition,” Cape Dorset artist Purlalik Shaa outdid himself with this incredible sculpture. Featuring a goose, two walrus (with antler tusks!), a polar bear, and an eagle, all framing two human faces, this piece balances well on a large foot-like walrus...
Dancing Bear by Markusie Papikatuk