Two Bears by Samoonie Shaa

$775.00

Artist:                   Samoonie Shaa

Community:        Cape Dorset – Kinngait

Year:                      2019

Media:                   Serpentine

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Description

These Two Bears by Samoonie Shaa from Cape Dorset are quite the acrobats. If you look carefully you may see them continuing their balancing act while changing their balancing leg from right to left. Samoonie is a young but  talented carver. These Two Bears by Samoonie Shaa are well carved from a beautiful green stone.

 

Additional information

Weight 4.3 kg
Dimensions 6.5 × 4.25 × 11.5 in

Biography Samoonie Shaa

Salamonie Shaa (Shamoonie)

Date of Birth: April 24, 1994 Male

Place of Birth: Cape Dorset, NU

Mother: Patsau Shaa

Father: Tutuiya Qatsiya

Salamonie Shaa learned to carve by watching and working with his grandfather, Axangayuk Shaa.

EXHIBITIONS:

January – February, 2017
Small treasures
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia

February, 2019
Life in Stone VI
Steinbrueck Native Gallery
Seattle, Washington

January – February, 2020
Small Treasures 2020
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia

August 2020
Kinngait (Cape Dorset) Sculptures
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia

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