You may choose to reserve an item in consideration of purchase by clicking the "Reserve for Purchase" button (instead of Add to Shopping Cart). This allows you the opportunity to contact our gallery with any inquiries prior to purchase and it will ensure the item continues to be on hold while you are communicating with us.
If you should find an item already on "Reserve" that is of interest to you, please contact us directly at 604.684.9222 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we can provide you with the status of the piece and whether it will become available for purchase again, or if the sale is in progress with a buyer.
One of life’s most rewarding experiences is collecting fine art, and sometimes it’s best to take a little more time to make these acquisitions with ease. We understand and want to do everything possible to make collecting your next artwork more comfortable. At Coastal Peoples Gallery, we offer an interest-free layaway program and offer flexible terms which can be customized to your individual needs.
Born on March 22, 1977 in Cape Dorset, Abe Simeonie’s father is Simigak Simeonie who was a carving packer at the Inuit Co-op for 30 years. His mother is Koyou, his uncles are Kanaginak Pootoogook and Ninogiok Pudlat, and his father-in-law is Axangayuk Shaa.
Abe learned to carve by watching Moe Pootoogook, and his favourite subject soon became the Bear. Outside of creating beautiful bear sculptures, Abe loves hunting and being on the land.