Ashevak Tunnillie


Ashevak Tunnillie is a carver based in Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. He works mostly with serpentinite to depict polar bears as well as spirits and shamans.

Tunnillie has exhibited his work across Canada and internationally including being part of the 1989 exhibition Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks, which toured for over a decade. His work is part of the public collection of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.

About Ashevak Tunnillie



Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), 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.

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU