Mary Hunter
Umiujaq, QC

Artist’s Legal Name:  Mary Hunter                               

Artist lives in: Montreal, QC

Community artist is from: Umiujaq, QC

Categories of art practiced: Beaded Jewelries

Preferred materials & subjects: Beads; Sealskin

Year of Birth: 1990

Artist’s background:

Mary is from the community of Umiujaq. She learned basic beading from her mother a few years back, and she has been beading ever since. Mary creates beautiful earrings with beads with sealskin in them. She loves to bead for stress release and finds it calming. Mary now lives in Montreal and continues making beaded jewelry with traditional designs and objects worked into them.

Artist’s Involvement with Traditional Inuit culture: Inuktitut Language

Notes/ Comments:

“Keep it going. Be creative and if you have a block, just take a break and get back to it when you feel like it.”

Artist’s contact information:

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