Taqialuq Nuna


Taqialuq Nuna is an artist from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU who first learned to carve by watching his father, Sharky Nuna carve. Taqialuq Nuna began making his first works when he was eight. He became more serious about carving in his late twenties and today carves when he is not out hunting.

About Taqialuq Nuna



Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

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Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU
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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February 23, 2019 Profile edited by Erin Canning