Napachie
Sharky

Napachie
Sharky

Medium:

sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

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29 September 1971

Work

Biography

Napachie Sharky is a skilled carver based out his hometown of Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. Sharky comes from a large artistic family of carvers and works predominantly with serpentinite. He depicts Inuit and northern animals, often carving northern birds with a delicate style. His work has been exhibited widely and is held in the permanent collection of the Musee d’art Inuit Brousseau, Quebec, QC.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Yuungnaqpiallerput: The Way We Genuinely Live 10 July 2013
Commercial Galleries Spring 2009 IAQ
Commercial Galleries Winter 2005 IAQ

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Small treasures January – February, 2017 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Small Sculptures by Great Artists November 2014 – January 2015 Feheley Fine Arts
Faces of Baffin August, 2012 Canadian Arctic Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Galerie Art Inuit Brousseau Quebec City, QC, Canada