Artist of the moment…..Elijah Michael

Elijah Michael was an Inuit artist born in Kimmirut, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1929. Michael was renown for his sculptures of animal life and owls. With the owls Michael not only depicted birds, but also shaman transforming into birds.

A sculpture made by Elijah Michael was given by the Prime Minister to the Pope during a visit to Canada.

Elijah was married to artist named Annie. 3 sons  are professional artists.

Elijah Michael began to carve at the age of sixteen years old.

The artist passed away in 2008 at the age of 79 years of age.

price range information:  Works range from $3,000 to $25,000.

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