Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 5 × 8.5 × 4 inches
  • Reference Code: V31105


Tytosie Tunnillie


Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1974- )

Tytosie was born in Iqaluit Hospital, but has grown up in Cape Dorset. He started carving around the age of eleven (1985), but began carving seriously around 1993. He learned to carve by watching his late grandfather, Qabaroak, and his mother, Oviloo. “I used to watch my mother carving and I think I was inspired by her work. When she was finished roughing out the stone, I would sometimes help her with sanding.”* Although Tytosie admired his mother’s work, he wanted to develop his own individual style. He enjoys using his imagination to create transformation sculpture. Tytosie has worked with serpentine and marble, and likes to work with small to medium size stone.

Spirit Wrestler Gallery

101-1669 West 3rd Ave.
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6J 1K1

Toll Free: 1-888-669-8813
Phone: 604-669-8813


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one block West of the Granville Island gates
Between Pine St. and Fir St.

Tuesday to Saturday, open 10-5
Sunday and Holidays, open 12-5