Allashuaq Sharky


Allashuaq Sharky is sculptor born in Kinngait, Nunavut. His father, Joseph Sharky was also a carver, and his brother, Toonoo Sharky taught him how to carve. He is best know for his artworks featuring narwhals and whales.

About Allashuaq Sharky



Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

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The Igloo Tag Trademark
The Igloo Tag Trademark is an internationally recognized symbol that denotes handmade, original artwork made by Inuit artists in Canada. Established in 1958, the Trademark is now managed by the Inuit Art Foundation. The appearance of the Igloo Tag on an artist profile means they have had the Trademark applied to their artwork.

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May 16, 2019 Profile edited by Heather Parker
January 27, 2019 Profile edited by Chelsea Bourget