Category: Artists

February 20, 2018 Employee 0 Comments

Hjalmer Wenstob, is a Nuu-chah-nulth artist, from the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations on his dads side and Norwegian and English descent on his mum’s. Hjalmer works…

April 18, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Norman Seaweed was born in Alert Bay, a small fishing village off the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island. This area is representative of the Kwagiulth…

April 18, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Alfred Seaweed was born May 22, 1949 in Alert Bay, a small fishing village off the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island. This area is representative…

April 17, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Joel Good is a traditional Coast Salish artist, from the Snuneymuxn (Nanaimo) First Nation. He resides in Nanaimo, B.C., where he attends Vancouver Island University…

April 12, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Russell Tait is from the Ditidaht First Nation on the southwest coast of a Vancouver Island. He stated carving in 2004, inspired by artists such as…

April 9, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Mark Preston (Tenna-Tsa-Teh) is an aboriginal artist from Dawson City, Yukon. He is of Tlingit and Irish ancestry and presently resides in the Yukon. Mark…

April 9, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Mark Mickey was born April 5th 1956, and spent his first 5 years of life in a village called Hesquiaht, located about 40 miles north of…

April 5, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Linda George is from and currently resides in the town of Ucluelet.  She specializes in knitting beautiful Cowichan style sweaters, vests, hats, socks, and mittens.  The…

April 4, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Clifford George was born on the West Coast in August 1962 and raised in Tofino and Ucluelet B.C. “My inspiration came early in elementary school,…

April 4, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

“I started carving in 2001 with the help of my father Alexander Frank who was one of the chiefs from Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nation. My real…

April 2, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Brian Bob‘s native name is Qwuyutsapool, a Nuu-Chah-Nulth derived traditional name which translates in English to ‘Policer of the wolves’. Brian honours the heritage of…

April 2, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Ivan Blais  has lived on Vancouver for more than 58 years. “In my working years I worked turning and milling steel. Now that I have…

March 8, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Rick Johnson is Ḵwikwa̱sut̕inux̱ and was born on Gilford Island, BC, in November 1959.  He is the great grandson of Master Carver Chief Herbert Johnson…

March 8, 2015 cedar 1 0 Comments

Laura Fraser started weaving at the tender age of eight.  Her mother comes from Tla-O-Qui-Aht and Ahousaht First Nations, and her father came from Scotland. …