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Artist of the moment……Kakee Peter

Kakee Peter is another up and coming Inuit artist born in the year 1973 in Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1973.

Peter loves to work with animals such as caribou and birds. Also great at depicting whales. In many carvings he uses multiple figures.

Works a great deal with serpentine as a medium.

Moved to Cape Dorset when he was 20 years of age.

Learned to carve by watching other family members as his father and mother and grandfather were all great artists. His parents were carvers and his grandfather was a graphic genius.

price range information: Many works priced between $300 and $1,000.

In this clip we view a some beluga whales carved by Kakee Peter. Notice the wonderful design of the negative space, the space between the whales, created by Kakee Peter.