Karen Nicloux

Artist Bio

Karen Nicloux, a Northern Tutchone artisan from Mayo, Yukon, now living in Whitehorse, has dedicated her life to traditional crafts. Influenced by her mother, Martha Buyck, Karen creates stunning leather, fur, and beadwork items like mukluks, moccasins, mitts, gauntlets, purses, and bags, blending her unique techniques with her mother's exquisite beadwork style. Her work, known for its meticulous color coordination and detail, has been highlighted in "What’s Up Yukon" and a documentary on her art as a form of meditation and healing.

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