Woman carved by Thomas Akilak


Artist: Thomas Akilak

Community: Baker Lake

Year: 1990

Media: Stone

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This carving by Baker Lake artist Thomas Akilak is a wonderful example of the style of the area. Baker Lake pieces are often less detailed and less polished but still exude talent and emotion. This is a fantastic carving in a style that is often under-appreciated.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 4.5 × 4 × 8.5 in

About Thomas Akilak

First Name: Thomas
Last Name: Akilak
Community: Qamani’ tuaq

Sex: M

Disc Number: E2706

Date born: 10/16/1961

Alternative Names:
• Akilak Akilak
• Thomas Akilak
• Seotigot Akilak

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.

Name Institute City Country
Mother and Child: Sculpture and Prints Albers Gallery