Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Dragonfly

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  • Medium: bone, baleen
  • Size: 2.5 × 5 × 2.5 inches (excl. antennae)
  • Reference Code: M160301

Robert Kuptana

Robert Kuptana

Inuit

Paulatuk, Northwest Territories, Canada

(1962- )

Robert Kuptana has been carving since childhood, learning by borrowing tools from his older brother Floyd, also a carver. He was born in 1962 in Paulatuk in the Western Arctic, and is currently living in Ulukhaktok (Holman). He is a cousin of well-known artists, David Ruben Piqtoukun and Abraham Anghik.