Photo: Daniel Shimout



Artistic Community:

Salliq (Coral Harbour), NU

Date of Birth:

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Salliq (Coral Harbour), NU



Daniel Shimout is an artist based in Salliq (Coral Harbour), NU, where he was born and raised. He has been carving since his teenage years, following in the footsteps of many artists in his family. Shimout’s unique fusion of realism and fantasy creates original and extraordinary sculptures, many of which focus on Inuit legends and traditional life. He is a versatile artist that incorporates a variety of media in his sculptures to create works with texture and depth. Shimout has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, with his first solo exhibition in 2014 at Feheley Fine Arts in Toronto, ON.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
30 Artists to Know Fall 2017 IAQ
Carvings from Coral Harbour 2014 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Shape Shifters Samia Madwar


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Andrew Qappik and Daniel Shimout June - July 2017 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Carvings from Coal Harbour 2015 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
In the Old Days Feb - Mar 2014 Feheley Fine Arts