Mayureak Ashoona is active/lives in Nunavut / Canada. Mayureak Ashoona is known for inuit drawing, carving and graphic art.
Biography Mayureak Ashoona
"Every year I prepare skins, sew clothing, make soapstone carvings and I have also been drawing since the time they started buying drawings. I will put all of my abilities towards what needs doing, as long as my abilities are available to me. There are times when it is difficult if I’ve not yet learned how to do something. But as we are the only ones living at our outpost camp I do get things done! There has never been anyone there to answer my questions, so I’ve had to learn how to do things and make things on my own."
- Mayoreak, Ashoona, from Inuit Women Artists, 1994.
For a very long time Mayoreak lived at an outpost camp and being great distances away from people demand
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