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Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

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Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU


Ashevak Tunnillie is an artist based in Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU where he still resides. Tunnillie creates expressive sculptures primarily of polar bears. He has shown his work across Canada, the United States and Europe and has his work is part of the public collections in major institutions.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
The Blind Man and the Loon: The Story of a Tale 2013 Craig Mishler
The Stafford Collection of Inuit sculpture 2012 Darlene Coward Wight; Robert Stafford; Winnipeg Art Gallery
Commercial Galleries Spring 2009 IAQ


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Small Sculptures by Great Artists November 2015 - January 2016 Feheley Fine Arts
Ursa Major: The Great Bear June – July, 2014 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Ice and Sand September – October, 2012 Coombe Farm Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amway Environmental Foundation Collection Ada, MI, United States
National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada