Oviloo Tunnillie R.C.A.

B. 1949-2014

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory

Oviloo Tunnillie is the daughter of two artists, Sheojuk and Toonoo Tunnillie. From watching her father carve, she developed an early interest in the practice and completed her first sculpture in 1965. She is one of the only Inuit artists to choose nudes as her subject matter.