Cal Shaw, born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, moved to the North West Territories in 2002. Although most of his career was in Local Government Administration, he has a fond interest in Northern Art and opened a Gallery in 2004 in Yellowknife. He has worked with Bill Nasogaluak and Blake Noksana, who mentored him in the carving trade. The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce presented the Prime Minister of Canada one of Cal’s Inukshuks as a gift for attending and opening the 2008 Winter Games. He relocated to Moose Jaw in December 2008.