Inuit art: Preening Bird
Inuit Artist: Kellypalik (Kelly) Etidlooie
Size: 11" wide, 8" high
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
This is a beautiful preening goose by a well renowned Inuit carver from Cape Dorset.
This goose is carved out of an incredibly beautiful piece of serpentine stone with a deep dark colouring. The beautiful polish and shine on this bird give it a sense of chivalry.
This bird is signed by the artist and comes an with igloo tag.
Kellypalik Etidlooie (1966 - )
Kellypalik is the son of the well-known Cape Dorset artists Etidlooie and Kingmeata. His older brother, Etulu Etidlooie is also a carver.
1988 Die Kunst aus der Arktis, Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany
1992 Sculpture Inuit, Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, QC
1993 Sculpture and Graphics from Cape Dorset, Art Space Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1993 Sculpture Inuit et Retrospective Pudlo Pudlat, Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, QC
1993 The Theme of Transformation in Inuit Sculpture, The Isaacs/Innuit gallery, Toronto, ON
1994 Mythic Image, Ancestral Spirits Gallery, Port Townsend, WA
1994 Three Young Carvers from Cape Dorset and Drawings by Aoudla Pudlat, Albers Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 Kellypalik Etidlooie, Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany
1995 Inuit Mythology, Arctic Experience, Hamilton, ON
1995 Miniaturen, Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany
1996 Major-Minor, Marion Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1996 Emerging Spirit, Banff Centre, organized by Northern Art Impressions, Banff, AB
1996 Sculpture Inuit, Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, QC
1997 Stone & Bone, Inuit Master Carvers of the Canadian Arctic, Northwest Company, Sun Valley Centre, Ketchum ID
2000 Die Kunst aud der Arktis, Art in Stone, Canadian Artic Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2001 Living Arctic, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, QC
The Arnold Aubert Vernon Inuit Collection of Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA