Hunter by Napachie Ashoona


Artist: Napachie Ashoona

Community: Cape Dorset

Year: 2013

Media: Serpentine


The serpentine hunter carved by Napachie Ashoona, is full of lovely detail. The stone used in the carving is beautiful, and lends a sense of texture to the piece. The detail in the face is great. This is a fantastic piece of Inuit art that has a real sense of character.


Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 3.5 × 6.5 × 10.75 in

About Napachie Ashoona


Date of Birth: October 10, 1974 Male/Female: Male
Place of Birth: Cape Dorset
Mother: Sorosilitu Ashoona
Father: Kiawak Ashoona

November – December 1992 Inuit Sculpture – New Acquisitions
Pucker Gallery
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
(illustrated catalogue)

April – May 1994 Mythic Image
Ancestral Spirits Gallery
Port Townsend, Washington, U.S.A.

September 1995 Sedna: Spirit of the Sea
Feheley Fine Arts
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

November – December 1995 Miniaturen
Inuit Galerie
Mannheim, Germany

March – April 1997 Itinaraire Inuit
Rencontrer un peuple travers son art
Held at Unesco headquarters
Sponsored by association Inuksuk L’homme debo
Paris, France

June 1997 Singing and Dancing and Playing
Feheley Fine Arts
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

August Loveland Sculpture Invitational Show and Sale
Loveland, Colorado U.S.A.

October – December 2002 Polar Beards: An Exhibition of Inuit Sculpture
(Online exhibition)
Galerie Inuit Plus
Timmins, Ontario, Canada

January, 2012 Small Treasures
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

June – July, 2014 Ursa Major: The Great Bear
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

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