10" Two Headed Transformation Spirit by Clayton Kekneck
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Inuit art: Two Headed Transformation
Inuit Artist: Clayton Keknek
Size: 10" long, 6" high, 4" deep
Community: Gjoa Haven, NU
Stone: Stone medium
Kekneck often carves deep repeating lines into his carvings which creates ridges that give the piece a three dimensional look. To see this effect, look at the back of this piece.
Kekneck is a gifted artist. His pieces must find their way into your Inuit art collection. They will bring joy to you and fascinate your guests.
Clayton Kekneck, Gjoa Haven, Nunavut (b 1993).
Clayton Kekneck follows in the footsteps of famed international carver Judas Ulluluq (also from Gjoa Haven). Kekneck’s creative soapstone carvings challenge the imagination of his admirers.
Beautifully carved, his pieces define the iconic Gjoa Haven style known for its playful characters fashioned from dark soapstone. Clayton Kekneck’s work is collected by enthusiasts from across Canada and by international cruiseship passengers visiting the community.
Kekneck’s creative pieces are significant pieces of Gjoa Haven’s artisan history.
PROUDLY CANADIAN SINCE 2008