(Bird with red and green)

by Qavavau Manumie

Qavavau's work has a strong sense of pattern, combined with naturalistic rendering of birds that give his drawings character. 

58.5 X 76.2cm
graphite on paper

Qavavau Manumie (1958-  )
Qavavau was born in Brandon, Manitoba in 1958. He returned to Kinngait (Cape Dorset) as a very young child and has lived there since. For several years Qavavau has worked for the Kinngait Studios as a printmaker - in the lithography and more recently in the stonecut studio. He is an accomplished and precise printmaker.