Shuvinai Ashoona is active/lives in Nunavut / Canada. Shuvinai Ashoona is known for Inuit landscape and genre pencil drawing.
Biography Shuvinai Ashoona
Shuvinai Ashoona is an Inuit artist who works primarily in drawing. She is known for her detailed pen and pencil drawings depicting Northern landscapes and contemporary Inuit life. Ashoona was born in 1961 in Cape Dorset, Nunavut to a family of celebrated artists. Her father Kiawak Ashoona was a sculptor, her mother Sorosilooto Ashoona was a graphic-artist and her grandmother Pitseolak Ashoona was one of the most acclaimed Inuit artists of her generation. She is also related to artists Napatchie Pootoogook, her aunt, and Annie Pootoogook, her cousin, with whom she was selected to participate in "Oh, Canada," a showcase of contemporary Canadian artists curated by Denise Markonish and held at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in Ma
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