Iyak Trimble

Photo: Fred Iyak Trimble
Iyak Trimble


bone, painting, sculpture/carving, stone, wood

Artistic Community:

Inuvik, NT



Date of Birth:

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Inuvik, NT

The Igloo Tag Trademark
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Fred Iyak Trimble is an Inuvialuit carver and painter born in Inuvik, NT. He currently now lives in Nanaimo, BC where he lives with his family and continues to work as a carver. Iyak is an active member of the Great Northern Arts Festival since the beginning of the event. His piece was the featured poster for the festival in 2005. In 1999, Iyak’s piece The Blanket Toss became apart of Inuvik Regional Hospital’s permanent collection.View Long Biography and Citations