Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Ettusa Kingwatsiaq

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1987- )


Born in Cape Dorset, Ettusa’s parents are Qaluituk Kingwatsiaq and Jutai Mikkigak. Her grandparents on her mother’s side were Pootoogook and Lola Kingwatsiaq and her grandparents on her father’s side were Qaunak and Ohotaq Mikkigak. It was around 2012 and 2013 that she started making graphic art. She was inspired by the work of Nicotye Samayualie particularly in the piece entitled Rabbit, her favorite animal because they are cute and cuddly. Ettusa comes from a long line of artists from both sides of her family: Ohotaq is a well-known graphic artist; Qaunak is a well-known carver and graphic artist; and Lola Kingwatsiaq was also a well-known printmaker, graphic artist and carver.

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