Pitseolak Qimirpik

muskox Inuit Art Sculpture in Serpentine

Born: 1986

Pitseolak Qimirpik is a young Cape Dorset carver who’s quickly established himself  (his father is renowned Dorset carver Kelly Qimirpik) and contemporary artist. From the age of thirteen, Qimirpik has established himself through an exceptional craftsmanship and an attention to contemporary signifiers. His favorite subjects are figures like muskoxen, drum dancers, and dancing walruses, his works are often colored by their subjects’ props or profiles.