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Quavavau Ashoona

Quavavau Ashoona was born on February 19th,
1967 in Cape Dorset on Baffin Island in Canada's
high arctic where he presently lives.

He is the son of the late renowned Cape Dorset
sculptor Koomwartok Ashoona . His late
grandmother was the famous Pitseolak Ashoona,
and his uncles are/were Kiawa Ashoona, the late
Kaka Ashoona, and Namoonai Ashoona. Ohitok Ashoona is his brother.

Quavavau is best known for his bear carvings. He carves them in different poses: walking, standing, dancing.

Walking bear