Artist of the moment…….Andy Mamgark

Andy Mamgark was an Inuit carver based out of Arviat, Nunavut Territory. Andy Mamgark was born in the year 1930. Mamgark enjoyed portraying the arctic wildlife. Mamgark also enjoyed the mother and child theme as well.

The artist was great at capturing an animals expression in his work.

Mamgark was included in the first major international show for Inuit artists in the early 1970s.

Andy Mamgark passed away in 1997, the result of a horrendous art studio accident. A grinder’s blade became dislodged from its machine and hit in the neck killing him.

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What a horrible way to die, at least he was in his studio.

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