Rock Ptarmigan Stencil Print
A print from the community of Pangnirtung, depicting a rock ptarmigan.
21cm x 38cm / edition of 50
Artist: David Poisey
Printmaker: Jolly Atagoyuk
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.