Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Arctic Bird (2003)


  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 7 × 7 × 7 inches
  • Reference Code: Q40638

“This is my interpretation of an Arctic bird in my own style. It is not a specific type of bird but one out of my imagination.”

Suqualuk Akesuk

Suqualuk Akesuk


Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1959- )

Suqualuk is the adopted son of artists Simaiyok and Latcholassie Akesuk. He lives between Iqaluit and Cape Dorset, and creates sculptures that feature birdlife and sea mammals, both of which he treats in a fluid manner. He began exhibiting in 1979 and has been in five group shows.