Lighting Warmth Stencil Print

by Andrew Qappik
$450.00

An Inuit mother lighting a kudlik (a traditional lamp) for warmth, with her child on her back.

Stencil
33cm x 43cm / edition of 50

Artist: Andrew Qappik
Printmaker: Andrew Qappik

Pangnirtung (Pangnirtuuq, ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅ) is a hamlet on Baffin Island, Nunavut, located 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of the Arctic Circle on an ancient beach in Pangnirtung Fjord at the north end of Cumberland Sound. Renowned for its traditional Inuit arts and crafts, this artistic community has a population of 1400, roughly 95% of whom are Inuit.