Artists of the moment………Robert Kussy and Goota Ashoona

 

Robert Kussy is based out of Yellowknife, Canada and shares a studio with his artist wife named Goota Ashoona. Robert Kussy was born in

Kussy often works with whalebone and soapstone. Kussy also works as a restorer of Inuit Art.

In this clip we visit the studio of the husband and wife team:

The artist enjoys his community and organized the first soccer tournament for the children of the Arctic. Bob is renown for his great intellect and insight about the history and preservation of the Inuit culture.

The studio he shares with his wife and children draws around 1,000 visitors per year. The public enjoys visiting an arctic art studio.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

 

Goota Ashoona is the wife of Bob Kussy. Goota Ashoona is a third generation Inuit artist following in the footsteps of her mother Kiawa Ashoona and her grandfather Pitseolak Ashoona. Ashoona is a sculptor and printmaker.

Goota Ashoona was born in Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1967.

The artist is also a professional Inuit throat singer.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

What a great husband and wife team!

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