Mattiusi Iyaituk

Born: November 20, 1950
Resides: Ivujivik 
 
“When you look at my sculpture, you don’ t understand all of it. 
 For this reason, you have the freedom to dream. Everyone has their own opinions about art so I just put titles for each piece and leave the rest for dreams. 
I also inlay different materials such as caribou antler, or different color stone for faces or other details like tools. The inlaying of bone faces is an old form of art used by earlier Inuit sculptors.
 
My work is in both worlds because the abstract forms I use are considered by many to be a modern way of doing art but I combine the abstract forms with the old Inuit technique of inlaying.”