Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Qiatsuq Shaa

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1971-1998)


Qiatsuq is the son of the renowned Cape Dorset sculptor Aqjangajuk Shaa. His mother Kilabuk and his two brothers, Qavavau and Pudlalik, are also carvers. Qiatsuq began carving when he was ten years old. Although he is a self-taught artist, Qiatsuq learned many techniques by watching his father carve.

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