Spread Winged Owl

by Adamie Mathewsie
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Surrounded by a stark landscape, the Inuit draw inspiration from their intimate relationship with the indigenous animals of the Canadian Arctic.

Serpentinite stone with white marble eye inlay
6" x 2.5" x 1"

Adamie Mathewsie (1991 -  ) learned how to carve from watching his accomplished father, Palaya Qiatsuq. Adamie shows considerable promise for a young artist. He prefers to carve animals, primarily bears and owls often on a smaller scale. Adamie is known for his dancing bears, his naturalistic carvings depict the joy and humour of the moment.