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Joseph Illupalik Palluq
Inuit Artist
studio is on summer tourstudio is on autumn tour

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53 Frenchs Rd
Take Hwy 512 west out of Eganville, 15 km, then left onto Lake Clear Rd and left onto Frenchs Rd to #53

Joseph Illupalik Palluq, an Inuk Carver/Sculptor, from Igloolik, Nunavut, began carving ivory and stone at the age of nine, following the tradition passed onto him by his Grandfathers, Autut Paliak and Abel Inuksuk. 

Since arriving 'down South' in 1998, he has continued the tradition of carving Inuit motifs, using serpentine, marble, walrus tusk and teeth, whalebone, etc.  His specialty is Polar Bears.

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