Inuit art: Walking Bear
Inuit Artist: Noah Jaw
Size: 7" long, 2.75" high, 2.25" wide. Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Community: Cape Dorset
Beautiful, perfectly proportioned polar bear from Cape Dorset.
Signed by the artist, comes with igloo tag.
Noah Jaw (1976 - )
Noah comes from a family of artists. Noah Jaw's older brother, Kellipalik Jaw, is also a carver in Cape Dorset.
Noah likes to carve bears and kayaks, but as a master carver can carve almost any subjects (walrus, fish, muskox).
1990 New Miniature Sculpture, Gallery Phillip, Don Mills, ON
1995 Miniaturen, Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany
1996 Major/Minor, Marion Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1997 Stories in Stone: A Canadian Inuit Art Exhibition, trade mission to South Korea, Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul, South Korea