Kitkmeot Carver’s Symposium at the OSA

By September 14, 2017
Wayne Puqiqnak holds a carving he completed at the Kitikmeot Carving Workshop, 1999.


1999: The IAF brought Wayne Puqiqnak, Charlie Okpik, Jorgen Klengenberg, Leo Uttaq and Ink Charlie together for the Kitkmeot Carver’s Symposium at the Ottawa School of Art. This two-week program of studio work, technical training and professional development culminated in the annual Qaggiq, which celebrated the creation of Nunavut.