Artist: Sarah Uppik
Community: Sanikiluaq (Belcher Island)
Medium: Stone; argillite
Lovely, classic carving of a seal in argillite stone by Sarah Uppik from Sanikiluaq, dated from 1974. With incised seal markings on stone.
Sanikiluaq, Nunavut Territory, Canada
Sarah Uppik is the wife of Sanikiluaq sculptor Simeonie Uppik.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.