Padloo Samayualie was born in 1977 and comes from a family of well-known artists. Her grandparents on her mother’s side are renowned sculptors Qababuwa and Taraya Tunnillie and on her father’s side Keeleemeeoomie Samayualie was a grandmother and Elijakota Samayualie was an aunt.
Padloo began drawing seriously while attending a Banff drawing workshop in 2001. In 2007 she was part of an animation workshop in Cape Dorset and she has studied jewelry making at Arctic College.We are pleased to present this small grouping of Padloo's drawings, showing her unique, diverse and often humurous look at the world around her. She has created a number of drawings illustrating the buildings and power lines in and around Cape Dorset, with amazing accuacay and detail. She examines closely the brilliantly colour candy wrappers as well as creatures that look as though they are made of jellybeans.