Two Loons, delicately carved serpentinite sculptures.
Large loon (back of picture) 6 x 10.625 x 1.625"
Small loon (front of picture) 5.625 x 7.625 x 1.625"
Ning Ashoona is one of the few Inuit women carvers in Cape Dorset. She started to carve at the age of 14. When carving Ning uses both hand and power tools. She carves a range of subjects being highly diverse in the carvings she produces.
“I will carve until I can’t do it anymore, because I enjoy it.”