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Reflection (2013)


  • Medium: stonecut, stencil
  • Size: 22 × 20 inches
  • Edition: 50
  • Reference Code: CD2013-25


“I started drawing in November 2012, Ningeokuluk Teevee inspired me to start drawing at our Nunavut Teaching Education Program class. My first drawing was an owl. I thought about what to draw for my next image and my late grandfather’s carvings (Latcholassie Akesuk) came up. So I drew a green bird shape like my grandfather’s carvings, along with small birds.”

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Saimaiyu Akesuk

Saimaiyu Akesuk


Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1988- )

“When I went down to the litho shop to sell my first drawing, I was very nervous wondering whether they would buy it or not. My first drawing was an image of my late grandfather’s [Latcholassie Akesuk] carving of a bird. I was so proud to get paid for that drawing and it inspired me to do more drawings.”

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

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