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Artist of the moment……Nuveeya Ipellie…

Nuveeya Ipellie was an Inuit sculptor born in 1920 in the Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada. He was renown for working with the human figure. Most works priced $500 to $2,000.

Passed away in 2010.

Father of another sculptor named Seepee Ipellie. Below some examples of his style. Seepee lived from 1940 to 2000. Seepee fell in love with carving whilst in a hospital stay when he was a young teen of fifteen years old. Below some example’s of his work. Seepee Ipellie was renown for working with the muskox.

Seepee Ipellie passed away in 2000. The artist lived in Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada for the majority of his life. Most works priced between $1,000 and $3,000.