Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
Basil Aptanik

Basil Aptanik


Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1952- )

Basil Aptanik’s step-mother, the late Martha Aptanik (1915-1972), was a Baker Lake carver and printmaker. His step-brother, Paul Toolooktook, is also a well-known Baker Lake sculptor.

Aptanik worked as a printer at the Sanavik print shop between 1970 and 1972, producing six prints in three collections.

Artist Contemporaries