Andrew Palongayak

Born in Bathurst Inlet (NU), Inuk artist Andrew Palongayak now resides in Gjoa Haven (NU). Andrew Palongayak primarily works with mixed media, such as stone and whalebone. He carves depictions of both animal and human figures, such as hunters, fishermen, shamans, and spirits. His compositions evoke a fragile balance between stability and dynamic movements, along with considerable strength and solidity.