Tim Pitsiulak

Carver's Income

2009
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"People depend on carving", says Tim Pitsiulak. "Most people carve to buy groceries and whatnot for their families ... I hear the selling is pretty bad." He expresses this eloquently through the figure of the man balanced on a grinder, one of the principle carving tools, the cords of which lead to a home where the electrical outlet stands in for the front door. The man carries Home Hardware bags, used by the local Co-operative store, bulging with food and other necessities. While Pitsiulak is primarily a graphic artist, he here acknowledges fellow Kinngait artists who carve, drawing attention to their predicament.
Title
Carver's Income
Date
2009
Medium
Drawing
Materials
black felt pen and coloured pencil on buff wove paper
Dimensions
76 x 56 cm; image: 68.3 x 49 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 2010
Rights
© Dorset Fine Arts
Accession number
43072

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