(1928 - 2005)
Josiah Nuilaalik was active/lived in Nunavut / Canada. Josiah Nuilaalik is known for Inuit sculpture, carving, printmaking.
Photo courtesy of Spirit Wrestler Gallery, Vancouver.
Biography Josiah Nuilaalik
Josiah Nuilaalik RCA (1928 - 2005) (1)
"I was told to make these things as people down south like to buy them." - Josiah Nuilaalik (2)
A prominent Canadian Inuit* (Eskimo) sculptor, carver and printmaker, Josiah Nuilaalik was born in the Back River area (near the northern mainland shore) of the District of Keewatin (now Nunavut) and lived in Baker Lake, Nunavut where he died. His works have been included in numerous landmark exhibitions and they are in several important museum collections.
His mediums included stone, antler, bone, ivory, sinew, stonecut* print, jewellery and mixed mediums. His subjects were figures, Inuit genre, shamans, the spirit world, mythology, legends, fantasy, and Arctic wildlife. His styles could be
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