7" Happy Green Walrus by Famous Jimmy Iqaluq

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Inuit art: Walrus 
Inuit Artist: Jimmy Iqaluq
Size: 7" inches long, 3" high, 3" wide
Community: Sanikiluaq
Stone: Argillite
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Jimmy Iqaluq has chosen a smooth and refined argelite stone to carve Green Walrus. This walrus is perfection!

The stone is opulent. The piercing red eyes of the creature draw our attention to the pristine details of the head; the bristling whiskers, the brilliant white tapered tusks, and the velvet like muzzle. Iqaluq is a Master carver. Details are his specialty.  The rippling hide and the individual claws on each foot bear witness to Jimmy’s meticulous style.

The claws and tusks are caribou antlers, and the whiskers are fishing line. The beautiful eyes are black stone and caribou antler.

Jimmy Iqaluq likes to experiment and indulges us by carving many different northern creatures.

Iqaluq’s carving are always in demand.  I am always excited to offer his unique sculptures to my clients.

Jimmy Iqaluq (1947 - )

Community: Sanikiluaq

Solo exhibition:
"An exhibition of art by Jimmy Iqaluq of Sanikiluaq", Indian and Inuit Art Gallery in the offices of the federal department of Indian and Northern Affairs, Hull, Ontario, Canada, 2005
"Keeping Our Stories Alive: An Exhibition of the Art and Crafts from Dene and Inuit of Canada", Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 1995
"Belcher Island Sculpture", Robertson Galleries, Ottawa, Canada, 1980
"Belcher Island Sculpture", Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1981
"Sculpture from Belcher Islands", Images of the North, San Francisco, California, USA, 1981
"Belcher Island Community Sculpture", The Raven Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 1981
"Baffin Images", Orca Aart, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1989
"Kunstwerke der Inuit", Presented by CreARTion, Eppstein in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association of Canadian Studies at the Hotel am Badersee, Grainau, Germany, 1993
"Share the Vision", Philadelphians Collect Inuit Art, Art Space Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1994
"Miniaturen", Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany, 1998

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