Oo Aqpik was born and raised in Nunavut, Canada. She is well known for her roles in the Inuit language programs in television, radio and recently a feature film documentary, Arctic Defenders. With much soapstone carving artists in her family Oo says has influenced her artist creativity. She is a self-taught painter using acrylic medium on canvas. She recently started her hand sewn sealskin creations including flowers, hats and crown ear muffs. Currently Oo lives in Ottawa, Canada with her husband and their two boys.