Johnnysa Mathewsie

Goose Inuit Art Sculpture

Born August 11 1984 (Cape Dorset, Nunavut)

Johnnysa is the son of Qiatsuk Qiatsuk and a grandson of the master carver Lukta Qiatsuk. He enjoys carving and will try different subjects and types of stone. In keeping with the family tradition, he sometimes carves shamanistic pieces. His art is also influenced by his communities traditions, rituals and stories.