Surrounded by a stark landscape, the Inuit draw inspiration from their intimate relationship with the indigenous animals of the Canadian Arctic.
Serpentinite stone with bone
4.5" x 4.5" x 2"
Kelly Etidloie (1966 - ) was born in Cape Dorset and is the youngest in his family. He carved his first bird at age 15. Over the past few years, Kelly has been exploring carvings of wildlife grooming themselves. A bird preening with a delicate feather in its beak, for instance or a beautiful outstretched wing.