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Kaytlyn
Amitnak Niego

Photo: Kaytlyn Amitnak Niego
Credit: Artist
Kaytlyn
Amitnak Niego

Medium:

painting

Artistic Community:

Qamani'tuaq (Baker Lake), NU

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.


1996

Work

Biography

Kaytlyn Amitnak Niego is a painter based in Qamani'tuaq (Baker Lake), NU. A self-taught artist she prefers to work in oil paints, often creating her scenes on canvas or caribou leather stretched to look like sealskin. Niego is most inspired by the landscape surrounding her home community, as well as Shamanic imagery and traditional stories.View Long Biography and Citations