Ottokie Aningmiuq


Ottokie Aningmiuq is a carver from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU who continues to live there making Kinngait their artistic community. Aningmiuq comes from an artistic family and was taught to carve by his father. He carves works with stone and most often uses serpentinite.

Major influences in Aningmiuq’s work include his family members and the land and animals around him.  Aningmiuq often carves northern animals with a playful hand that gives personality to his final figures. He also carves Inuit in traditional clothing and often engaging in practices such as traditional fishing and hunting.

About Ottokie Aningmiuq

Medium:

Sculpture/Carving, Stone

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Gender:

Male

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.

Iqaluit, NU
03 September 1983