Carvings Nunavut is a 100 % Inuit owned company, based in Iqaluit with thousands of pieces in the gallery. The Gallery is owned by a well respected entrepreneur, Lori Idlout. Lori is an Inuit success story. With a university degree in psychology Lori has worked closely and tirelessly in preserving Inuit values.
As a free lance consultant Lori continues to work for many of the local and national social organizations while also managing Carvings Nunavut. Working very close to the artists, Carvings Nunavut offers the artists the tools, proper protection and the stone they require.
Carvings Nunavut also has numerous artists fly to Iqaluit and supply housing and financial support for the artists while they produce there art. Carvings Nunavut has purchased the tools and boat for the Inuit to quarry the stone and marble they require. Carvings Nunavut is being called the largest and best selection of Inuit art there is in Nunavut and possibly the world. With thousands of pieces in inventory there is new art added to the gallery daily. Carvings Nunavut is known for its professional approach in helping its clients with specific requests and has numerous collectors it works very close with from all around the world.
This is a new time for the art world, the art purchaser wants to know the artist is being well paid and taken care of. Carvings Nunavut is a front runner in its approach and commitment to Inuit and the Inuit art industry. With two years of running its new gallery Carvings Nunavut is a world class gallery with a foam packing machine that makes a mold around the carving it is able to ship very intricate piece world wide with ease and safely. Willing to adapt is a requirement in the changing world and it is especially crucial in the North. With its business savvy, Carvings Nunavut has carved its place in the Inuit art industry as a home grown Inuit success story and a world class leader In Inuit Art.