Artist: Thomas Akilak
Community: Baker Lake (Qamani’tuaq)
Medium: Basalt stone
Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada
Thomas’ mother Hattie is a printmaker. Both his mother and father (Moses) are carvers. His brother Michael and sister-in-law Mary are also Baker Lake carvers.
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
Reference from Sprit Wrestler Gallery, Vancouver