Dancing Bear by Johnny Lee Pudlat





Artist:                    Johnny Lee Pudlat

Community:         Cape Dorset

Year:                       2021

Media:                    Marble


This is a wonderful Dancing Bear by Johnny Lee Pudlat from Cape Dorset. Johnny Lee started carving in 1986 and has been building a steady following among the Inuit Art aficionados. Check his Sedna in our gallery.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 6 × 2.5 × 8 in

Biography Johnny Lee Pudlat

Born: December 7, 1971
Place of Birth: Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada
Resides: Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada
Born in Iqaluit, Johnny Lee has lived most of his young life in Cape Dorset with his family. Johnny Lee’s father, the late Saila Pudlat, was a carver, as is his mother, Padloo Saila Pudlat. Johnny Lee began carving in 1986, and is self-taught. His preferred subject matter is birds and animals.
Johnny Lee Pudlat Exibitions include:
February-March 2001 – Young Carvers from Cape Dorset, JohnnyLee Pudlat and Ashevak Adla, Albers Gallery of Inuit Art, San Francisco, CA. (illustrated catalogue).
February-April 1997 – Stone and Bone, The Inuit Master Carvers of the Canadian Arctic, The North West Company held at the Sun Valley Centre for the Arts and Humanities, Ketchum, Idaho.

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