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Artist of the moment…..Jaco Ishulutaq

Jaco Ishulutaq is a contemporary master Inuit sculptor born the Nunavet Territory of Canada in the year 1951. Ishulutaq hails from the city of Panniqtuuq, Nunavet Territory, Canada.  The artist is renown for his detail in his work. Sometimes on his figure work he even includes very small items such as teeth.

In this clip we watch the artist give a brief carving demo on making a whale. The magic happens right before your eyes!

Below a great one on one interview with Jaco Ishulutaq.

Price range information: Works range from $500 to $14,000.

As you can see from the demonstration the artist is starting to flourish as a sculptor. His work shows a great blend of realism and creativity that brings stones to life!