Small Dancing Bear
Drawing inspiration from an intimate relationship with the animals of the Canadian Arctic, Inuit carvers immortalize them in his stone. Balancing on one foot, this dancing bear sculpture emanates a joyful spirit!
10 x 4 x 4 cm
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.