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Saimaiyu Akesuk

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Date of Birth: April 28, 1988 in Iqaluit
Residence: Cape Dorset
Saimayu was inspired to start drawing by Ningeokuluk Teevee while they were taking a class toether at the Nunavut Teaching Education Program. Saimaiyu’s confident drawings of birds and bears are characterisezd by her bold and dynamic simplicity rendered with soft tenderness and quite often a touch of whimsy.
Works cited: Cape Dorset Print Collection, catalogue, 2013.

  • 2. PINK LEMMING
    SAIMAIYU AKESUK Stonecut & Stencil on Handmade Washi Kizuki Kozo White  31" x 24"
    $900.00
  • 22. COURTING BIRDS
    SAIMAIYU AKESUK Stonecut & Stencil 31" x 24"
    $1,000.00
  • 23. PURPLE BEAR
    SAIMAIYU AKESUK Etching & Aquatint 18" x 17"
    $600.00
  • 24. TILT
    SAIMAIYU AKESUK Etching & Aquatint 16" x 16"
    $500.00
  • 3. HOT SPIDER
    SAIMAIYU AKESUK Lithograph on Arches Cover White 30" x 22"
    $900.00
  • Heading Home - 25
    Pitaloosie Saila Heading Home Lithograph on Arches Cover White Printer: Nujalia Quvianaqtuliaq 15 x 23"
  • Latchaolassie's Birds, Saimaiyu Akesuk
    Saimaiyu Akesuk
    $450.00
  • Luminous Bears
    Saimaiyu Akesuk
    $600.00
  • Qaumajaq (Fly) - 29
    Saimaiyu Akesuk Qaumajaq (Fly) Stonecut and Stencil on Kizuki Kozo White Printer: Qavavau Manumie 37 x 24.5"
  • Radiant Bird - 30
    Saimaiyu Akesuk Radiant Bird  Stonecut and Stencil on Kizuki Kozo White Printer: Qavavau Manumie 38 x 24.5"
    $800.00
  • Reflection, Saimaiyu Akesuk
    Saimaiyu Akesuk
    $600.00
  • Striped Goose - 31
    Saimaiyu Akesuk Striped Goose Stonecut and Stencil on Kizuki Kozo White Printer: Ashoona Ashoona  23 x 22.5"



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