Adam Alorut

reflection bear Inuit Art Sculpture in Serpentine

Born: 1978 Male

Adam Alorut is the son of Inuit sculptor Morris Alorut, Adam represents a younger group of urban Inuit artists. Despite his young age , Alorut has been carving for years.
Alorut emphasizes detail in his work; individually defined fish scales, long eyelashes and provides an example of the growth and development in contemporary Inuit art.
In 2007 , one of Adam Alorut’s sculptures Shaman Transformation was acquired by the Canada Council Art Bank, and in 2011, the National Gallery of Canada purchased one of his major sculptures for their permanent collection.