Pee Ashevak was born in Cape Dorset, Nunavut in 1965. She was adopted by Johnnybo and Kenojuak Ashevak and has two sisters and three brothers. Pee is a single mother of five daughters and three sons. She began drawing in 2016 after being inspired by her son Anarqu. She has a broad range of subject matter including wildlife, landscapes, and figures.