First Nations Artists

Alfred, Bruce

Bruce Alfred, a Kwakwaka’wakw artist of the Namgis band was born 1950 in Alert Bay, British Columbia. He was raised and currently resides in a village in Alert Bay,...Artist bio and available works »

Alfred, Harold Jackson

Harold Jackson Alfred is a member of the 'Namgis First Nation from Alert Bay, British Columbia. He has been creating artwork for more than 40 years, he was working...Artist bio and available works »
Alfred, Tim

Alfred, Tim

Tim Alfred, born 1967 in Alert Bay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia moved to the village of Fort Rupert in 1985. His family tree includes the bands of Kwaguilth (Fort...Artist bio and available works »

Alfred, Wayne

Wayne Alfred, a Kwakwaka'wakw artist of the Namgis band was born in 1958. He is an important and very respected artist, mentor and dancer and is very involved in all...Artist bio and available works »

Amos, Patrick

Tribal affiliation: Mowachaht band - Nuu-chah-nulth Patrick Amos, born 1957 on Nootka Island which is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British...Artist bio and available works »

Amos, Rylan

Rylan Amos, born 1977, is a member of the Hesquiat First Nation (part of the Nuu-chah-nulth or also called Nootka First Nations Group), originating from the Pacific North...Artist bio and available works »

Auger, Paul

Paul Auger was born in 1945 in Athabasca, British Columbia. He is Kwagiulth on his fathers'' side and Cree on his mothers'' side. Paul began to carve in 1957 at the age of...Artist bio and available works »

Baines, Laverne Roy (Corky)

Laverne Roy “Corky” Baines was born in Chemainus in 1949 and is of Coast Salish heritage, from Peggy Island (near Chemainus). He started carving at the age of...Artist bio and available works »

Baker, Darryl

Darryl Baker, born 1976, is a member of the Tsawout First Nation, originating from the Coast Salish area in British Columbia, Canada's Pacific Northwest coast. He is part...Artist bio and available works »

Baker, Richard

Richard Baker is a member of the Squamish Nation in North Vancouver, BC, Capilano Indian Reserve. He was born in 1962 into a large family of artists, including his well...Artist bio and available works »

Bolton, Joe

Joe Bolton was born in Kemano, BC in 1952 and is a member of the Haisla First Nation. He has spent much of his adult life in the Vancouver area. He is the brother of...Artist bio and available works »

Brabant, Gene

Gene Brabant was born in Victoria British Columbia in 1946. Gene's remembers his father singing Indian songs with Mungo Martin and Henry Hunt until early in the morning....Artist bio and available works »

Brabant, Jay

Jay Brabant was born January 5th 1970 in Victoria, British Columbia. Although he is of Cree descent he was brought up under the influence of the people of the...Artist bio and available works »

Bradshaw, Nell M.

Nell M. Bradshaw had a strong affinity and appreciation of Haida culture. She made several trips to the Queen Charlotte Islands in the 1970s in order to study and better...Artist bio and available works »

Bruce, Stephen

Stephen Bruce was born in 1968, in Alert Bay, British Columbia. He is 'Namgis of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation (Kwakwala Speaking people). He began to carve at the age of...Artist bio and available works »

Bruce, Thomas

Thomas Bruce is a member of the Kwagiult First Nation, originating from Alert Bay, a small town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He was part of a team of...Artist bio and available works »

Campbell, Daniel

The late Daniel Campbell was a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, he was raised on Musqueam land in Vancouver, British Columbia. Daniel took an early interest in...Artist bio and available works »

Cecil, Robert - Bob

Robert/Bob Cecil was born in 1955 in Duncan BC. His father is a member of the Tsimshian tribe. Raised among his mother’s people, the Coast Salish, Rob has been...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Frank

Frank Charlie was born in 1952. in Port Renfrew neat Tofino Inlet and is a member of the Tla-o-qui-aht nation of the Nuu-chah-nulth people. In 1974, during a Pole raising...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Mike (Michael) Charlie Jr.

Michael Charlie, Jr.  is a member of the Songhees First Nation, originating from the Esquimalt area on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He has been carving...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Richard

Richard Charlie is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from Penelakut (Kuper) Island, a small island off Vancouver Island on the Pacific Northwest Coast...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Roger

Roger Charlie is a member of the Cowichan Tribes of the Coast Salish First Nation originating from the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia's Northwest Coast. He is the son...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Rudolph

Rudolph / Rudy Charlie (1952 - 2011), a member of the Songhees First Nation on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. A very well known and talented carver who loved...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Simon

Artist, activist. Also known as Hwunumetse’. Simon Charlie was born in 1920. A master carver of the Cowichan tribe of the Coast Salish First Nation, Charlie was...Artist bio and available works »

Charlie, Steven

Steven Charlie is a fifth-generation of very well known carvers. He is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation from the Capilano Reservation. He credits his grandfather...Artist bio and available works »

Chickite, Max

Max Chickite, born 1958, is a member of the Lekwiltok (Part of Kwakwakaw 'wakw) First Nation, originating from Cape Mudge on Quadra Island, British Columbia. He is the...Artist bio and available works »
Childs, Mervyn

Childs, Mervyn

Mervyn Child was born in 1955 in the village of Tsakis, or Fort Rupert, at the North end of Vancouver Island, which he still calls home. Mervyn is a member of the...Artist bio and available works »

Cootes, Ellery

Ellery Cootes is a member of the Kwakiutl First Nation, originating from Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He has over 35 years experience in carving...Artist bio and available works »

Cranmer, Kevin

Kevin Cranmer, 'Namgis / Mamalilikala artist Kevin Cranmer was born in Alert Bay, British Columbia, but has lived all but four years of his life in Victoria. Cranmer can...Artist bio and available works »

Crocker, Alfred

Alfred Crocker is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from Chemainus, a small harbor town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia’s Pacific...Artist bio and available works »

Davidson, Reg

Reg Davidson, Haida, is from the Eagle Clan. He began carving in 1972. His influences include: brother Robert Davidson, father Claude Davidson, grandmother Florence...Artist bio and available works »

Dawson, Gilbert

Gilbert Dawson was born in 1984 in Alert Bay on Vancouver Island to his mother Marilyn Lancaster of the Tlowitsis tribe and Father Herbert Dawson of the...Artist bio and available works »

Dawson, Sammy

Sammy Dawson, born in Alert Bay, BC in 1976, belongs to the Kwakwaka'wakw People. While growing up in Alert Bay, Sammy had early on started to watch the local carvers and...Artist bio and available works »

Dick, Beau (1955-2017)

We are very saddened by the untimely passing of Dzawada'enuxw hereditary chief Beau Dick, yesterday, March 27, 20017. Our thoughts are with his family.  Beau Dick...Artist bio and available works »

Dick, Clarence

Clarence Dick is a member of the Songhees First Nations, originating on the Pacific Northwest Coast of British Columbia, Canada. He is a well known and well liked artist...Artist bio and available works »
Gates, Donavon

Gates, Donavon

Born on March 10th of 1954, Donavon Gates is a registered member of the Old Massett band from Haida Gwai (Queen Charlotte) Islands on the North-West Coast of British...Artist bio and available works »

Edwards, Glen

Glen Edwards started carving in 1977 and he trained with Danny Baker and other Squamish carvers. Glen gained many of his ideas and aesthetics through the study of Salish...Artist bio and available works »

Edwards, Patrick

Patrick Edwards is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from Penelakut Island (former Kuper Island), a small Island next to the Pacific Northwest Coast...Artist bio and available works »

Elliott, Charles

Master carver Charles W. Elliott grew up on the Tsartlip First Nations, near Victoria, and began learning how to paint, draw and carve at a young age. Although...Artist bio and available works »

George, Artie

Artie George is a member of the Coast Salish First Nations. He is the grand nephew of the respected actor, author and revered elder Chief Dan George. Through his art,...Artist bio and available works »
George, Detreck

George, Detreck

Detreck George is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada's Pacific Northwest Coast. He is part of a large...Artist bio and available works »

George, Jimmy Jr.

Jimmy George Jr. is a member of the Tlingit Nations, Alaska, Juneau. His mother was Lydia Mary George who was the child of the Killerwhale Clan grandchild of the...Artist bio and available works »

Gilbert, Jim

Jim Gilbert ( 1932 - 2000) was Born and raised on southern Vancouver Island, author/artist Jim Gilbert had a lifetime of exposure to, and experience with, Pacific...Artist bio and available works »

Goldsmith, Lambert Joseph

Lambert Joseph Goldsmith, a member of the Cowichan  Tribes was born on May 9th, 1951 in Nanaimo BC, Canada. He learned to carve when he was only 8 years old under the...Artist bio and available works »

Good, Mel

Mel Good Jr. is a memeber of the Snuneymuxw Nation, originating in Nanaimo, a Harbour town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. His dad, Mel Good, a master...Artist bio and available works »

Good, Robin

Robin Good is a member of the Snuneymuxw First Nation, he is the son of Mel Good and Cathy Alleck who are both master carvers from the Snuneymuxw Nation (Nanaimo) and have...Artist bio and available works »

Greene, Stan

Stan Greene is a Salish artist born in Mission, British Columbia on April 15,1953. His mother was Halkomelum (Sto Lo) and his father was from Semiahmo (White Rock). His...Artist bio and available works »

Gulbrandsen, Tony

Tony Gulbrandsen is a member of the Tsimshian First Nation, originating from the Northern Pacific Coast in British Columbia, currently residing in Prince Rupert, a small...Artist bio and available works »

Hawkins, Willie

Willie Hawkins, member of the Kwakiulth First Nation, originating from Kingcome Inlet, a small village near Vancouver Island, Pacific Northwest Coast of British Columbia,...Artist bio and available works »

Hayward, Russel Floyd

Russell Floyd Hayward (1910 - 1997) was born and died in Matalkatla, Annette Islands, Alaska. He is a member of the Tshimsean First Nation. His parents fished for a living...Artist bio and available works »

Helin, Leanne

Leanne Helin was born to Carol and Arthur Helin 1964 in Prince Rupert, BC into the Hy’emass of Laxkw’alaams of the Gitgeese tribe, Tsimshian Indian Nation. Her...Artist bio and available works »

Henderson, Greg

Greg Henderson, born 1968, is a Kwakwaka’wakw artist from the Wei Wai Kum First Nation of Campbell river. He is the youngest son of the late Ernie Henderson and...Artist bio and available works »

Henderson, Mark

Mark Henderson (1953 - 2016) is a member of the Wewaikum Bank in Campbell River, Vancouver Island. His parents were the late Chief Sam Henderson, a well known Kwakiutl...Artist bio and available works »

Henderson, Ross

Ross Henderson, born 1970, is  a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw First Nation, originating from Fort Rupert, a small village on Vancouver Island, British Columbia,...Artist bio and available works »

Henderson, Samuel (Sam)

Family patriarch, Samuel (Sam) Henderson was born in a Nakwaktok village in 1905. His father was Kenneth Henderson, a Scottish engineer and his mother Lucy Johnson, a high...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt - THE FAMILY HISTORY

I am extremely privileged to consider many of the Hunt family members friends of mine, starting with Chief Tony Hunt, Tom, Calvin, Stanley, Trevor, Jason, George, John...Artist bio and available works »
Hunt, Calvin

Hunt, Calvin

Calvin Hunt, (1956) is the youngest son of Kwagu’l Hereditary Chief Thomas Hunt, and Emma, the daughter of a great Mowochaht Chief and Shaman, Dr. Billy, and...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Eugene

Eugene was born in 1946 in Alert Bay, British Columbia and peacefully passed away in Victoria on June 28, 2002. Born to Thomas and Emma Hunt, he was a member of the Fort...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Godfrey

Godfrey Hunt was born around 1917 (1920?) in Alert Bay on Vancouver Island and passed away at the age of 70. He was a member of the Kwakiutl tribe which has produce the...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Henry Jr.

Henry Hunt Jr., a member of the Kwakiulth First Nation, was born in 1950 into one of the most important and worldwide known Family of master carvers.  He is the son...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Henry Sr.

Henry Hunt (Ḵulut̕a) replaced Mungo Martin as the Thunderbird Park Master Carver in 1962. He was born in 1923 at Tsaxis (Fort Rupert) and worked as a logger and a...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Jason

Jason Hunt was born 1973 in Victoria and is of Kwakiutl descent, from the village of Fort Rupert, BC. After graduating from High School in 1991, Jason went on to pursue...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Patrick

Patrick Hunt was born in Victoria in 1966. He is the youngest son of hereditary chief, George and Mary Hunt and the grandson of Sam and May Henderson. His family was...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Richard

Richard Hunt is a Canadian First Nations artist from the Kwakwaka'wakw (formerly "Kwakiutl") nation of coastal British Columbia. He was born in 1951 at Alert Bay,...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Ross Sr.

Ross Hunt Sr. was born in 1948, is a member of the Fort Rupert Band of the Kwagulth people and the grandson of Mungo Martin. He started carving at the age of 14 and...Artist bio and available works »
Hunt, Tom D.

Hunt, Tom D.

Tom D. Hunt, also called Watawidi, is the son of Hereditary Chief George Hunt and May Hunt. Tom D. Hunt is a member of the Kwakiutl, or Kwakwaka’wakw Nation, born in...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Tony (Chief)

Chief Tony Hunt (1942 - 2107).... still hard to believe that he's gone... we are sending our condolences to all our friends and family members of the Hunt family - we...Artist bio and available works »

Hunt, Tony Jr.

Tony Hunt (1961 - 2017) was born into a wealth of tradition. His great-grandfather, Mungo Martin has been credited with much of the revitalization of the Kwakwaka'wakw...Artist bio and available works »
Hunt, Stanley Clifford

Hunt, Stanley Clifford

Stanley Clifford Hunt is the youngest son of master carver, Henry Hunt and currently works at his studio in Fort Rupert, BC. His grandfather, Mungo Martin is widely...Artist bio and available works »
Hunt, Trevor

Hunt, Trevor

Trevor Hunt was born in 1975. He is a member of the great Hunt Family of Fort Rupert on Vancouver Island, BC. Trevor comes from a long line of hereditary carvers and...Artist bio and available works »

Jackson, Terry

After many years of searching and confirming his identity as a member of a modern Metis society as well as a mainstream one, he is now producing work that reflects this...Artist bio and available works »

Jacobson, Dave

Dave Jacobson was born in Alert Bay, BC, the second of three boys and seven sisters. Dave lived most of his live in Fort Rupert. Before the age of five, he spent much of...Artist bio and available works »

James, Duke

Duke James of the Penelakut Band is from a family of artists, including his brothers and cousins. Duke is a self-taught carver and has cultivated his art work over the...Artist bio and available works »

James, George

Native American Artist George James was born in 1948 in Alert Bay. He is a member and a carver of the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation. George worked with his father, and has...Artist bio and available works »

Jeffrey, Rupert

Rupert Jeffrey is a member of the Gitskan First Nation, originating from the Skeena River area, a culture considered to be part of the civilization of the Pacific...Artist bio and available works »

Joe, Betty Denis

Betty Joe, a Kwakwaka'wakw was born in Duncan, B.C. in 1967. She is a worldwide known female aboriginal artist. Betty takes the Sea Wolf...Artist bio and available works »

John, Jimmy

Jimmy John was a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation. He was a  very well known and liked master carver who died in 1986 at the age of 114. He was a direct...Artist bio and available works »

John, Norman

Norman John is a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation, originating from the Northwest Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Norman started carving at a...Artist bio and available works »

Johnny, Jim

Jim Johnny has ancestral roots in both, the Kwagiulth (Kwakawaka'wakw) and the Coast Salish First Nations and a vast knowledge of his people's legends and mythology. He is...Artist bio and available works »

Jones, Thomas

The Snuneymuxw are a vibrant First Nation of the Coast Salish People, located in the centre of Coast Salish territory on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, the Gulf...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph-Baker, Ruth

Ruth Joseph was born in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada. This area is representative of the Coast Salish Nation, a community that inhabits the Southern Region of the...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph, Charles Sr.

Charles Joseph Sr. (Nickname: Boone, Kwakiulth First Nation) was born and grew up in Alert Bay, a small town in British Columbia on Vancouver...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph, Darren

Darren Joseph grew up in North Vancouver, BC and now resides in Powell River, BC. His ancestral name is “Shmoqwilum” which he received when he was 17...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph, Delmar

Delmar Joseph is a member of the Squamish First Nation, originating from Capilano in British Columbia, Canada's Pacific Northwest Coast. He began carving in 1967 when he...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph, Floyd Tyee

Floyd (Tyee) Joseph is a member of the Coast Salish First Nations, he is an Hereditary Chief of the Squamish Band on the West Coast of British Columbia. His ancestral name...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph, Jimmy

Johnny Michael James (Jimmy) Joseph was born in Alert Bay, British Columbia in May 13, 1957.  Johnny is Kwakiutl and feels that he is not from one single place as he...Artist bio and available works »

Joseph, van Darcy

Darcy van Joseph is a member of the Squamish First Nation from the Pacific Northwest Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Born in 1960,  Darcy lives on the...Artist bio and available works »

Jules, Eddy

Eddy Jules  is a member of the Kyuquot First Nation, Coast Salish, residing on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He has many years of experience in the wood...Artist bio and available works »

Jules, Stephen

Stephen Jules, is a member of the Nuu-chah-Nulth First Nation, originating from Campbell River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Artist bio and available works »

Kilby, Bill

Bill Kilby, a very talented carver and painter, was born on April 6, 1978 in the small town of Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, Canada. His is a member of Batchewana First...Artist bio and available works »
Knox, David Mungo

Knox, David Mungo

David Mungo Knox is a member of the Kwakiulth First Nations. He is the great-grandson of Chief Mungo Martin and comes from a great line of Hereditary Chiefs, Master...Artist bio and available works »

Lancaster, Herbert (Herb)

Herbert (Herb) Lancaster was born into the ’Namgis First Nation on Alert Bay, BC to Doreen Lancaster (nee Shaughnessy) and Herbert Lancaster. Herb began carving and...Artist bio and available works »

Lancaster, John

John Lancaster is a member of the Kwakwakaw' wakw (Nimpkish) First Nation, born in Hazelton in 1960. He carves gold, silver and copper jewellery and credits his father...Artist bio and available works »

LeBlanc, Darrell

Darrell LeBlanc is a member of the Haida Nation. He has over 30years experience of carving, his sophisticated style can be seen in his wood and argillite carvings. A...Artist bio and available works »

LaFortune, Doug

Doug LaFortune was born in Bellingham, Washington on August 25th, 1953. He is a member of the Coast Salish nation, which inhabits the southern region of British Columbia,...Artist bio and available works »
LaFortune, Howard Jr.

LaFortune, Howard Jr.

Howard LaFortune Jr. is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He comes from a large family of master...Artist bio and available works »

LaFortune, Howard Sr.

Howard LaFortune SR, born in June of 1964 in Duncan BC, is an accomplished Coast Salish artist.  He started carving in 1979, being taught by is older brother Doug...Artist bio and available works »
LaFortune, Tom

LaFortune, Tom

KETIWTEL/Katekwa het Tom La Fortune is a member of the Tsawout First Nation who has connections to several families whose ancestral lands are in the southern part of what...Artist bio and available works »

Lewis, Jacob

Master carver Jacob Lewis is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, he belongs to the Squamish (Cheakamus) tribe. He was born 1955 and started carving at a very early...Artist bio and available works »
Livingston, John

Livingston, John

Master carver John Livingston was born in Vancouver, on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia, Canada in 1951. Nation: adopted Kwakwaka'wakw. John started his career at...Artist bio and available works »

Louis, David

David Louis was born in 1969.  His mother is Squamish, his father Musqueam.  He lives on the Musqueam reserve in Coast Salish territory.  He's a...Artist bio and available works »

Martin, Bruce

Bruce Martin is a well known artist from the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada, British Columbia, originating from Nanaimo, a small town on Vancouver Island. He is a...Artist bio and available works »
Martin, Mungo

Martin, Mungo

Mungo Martin (Na̱kap̓a̱nka̱m) is one of the 20th century’s most distinguished Kwakwaka'wakw carvers. He was born about 1881 at Tsaxis (Fort Rupert) on Vancouver...Artist bio and available works »
Matilpi, Maxine

Matilpi, Maxine

Maxine Matilpi Maxine Matilpi spent her early life in her home village of Kalugwis, located in the very centre of Kwakwaka’wakw territory. Here she learned her...Artist bio and available works »

Matilpi, Dennis

Dennis Matilpi was born at Alert Bay, B.C. in 1951. He comes from a family of artists and has been carving since 1973, originally taught by his brother, Lloyd Wadhams. He...Artist bio and available works »

Matilpi, Oscar

Oscar Johnson Matilpi (Ozzi), (1933 - 1999) son of  Ned and Grace Matilpi was born in Freshwater Bay, B.C, and lived mostly in Alert Bay and Victoria. Oscar was for...Artist bio and available works »

Matilpi, Stanley

Stan Matilpi was born at Alert Bay on Vancouver Island in 1936. He is a  member of the very prominent Northwest Coast Matilpi family. Stanley began carving in the...Artist bio and available works »

Mills, Clarence

Haida artist Clarence Mills was born at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia in 1958. He is a member of the Eagle Clan and takes the Spirit Raven and...Artist bio and available works »
Mitchell, Leo

Mitchell, Leo

Leo Mitchell is a member of the Penelakut First Nation. The Penelakut First Nation accounts for about 13 percent of the Hul’qumi’num population....Artist bio and available works »

Modeste, Gus

Gus Modeste is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation. He originates from Duncan, a small town on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada's Pacific Northwest...Artist bio and available works »

Morin, Ryan

Ryan Morin, born November 1980 in Edmonton, is a Cree artist who has been surrounded by Northwest Coast art from the time he was born. He is the son of Janice Morin,...Artist bio and available works »

Neel, John

John Neel, member of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nations and son of Ellen (Newman) Neel (born 1916) and Ted Neel. The Neels moved from Vancouver to South Burnaby, then White...Artist bio and available works »

Nelson, Clarence

Clarence Nelson, born 1969, is a member of the Kwakiult First Nation. He originates from Kwakiutz Quatsino and started carving at a very young age, when he was five years...Artist bio and available works »

Nookemus, George

George Nookemus is a member of the Huu-ay-aht First nations, originating from Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island. His mother Mabel is a Basket Weaver, daughter of the late...Artist bio and available works »

Paul, Tim

Tim Paul was born in 1950 at Esperanza Inlet on Vancouver Island’s west coast. After working at several jobs, including logging and leading a First Nations cultural...Artist bio and available works »

Patterson, Tom

Tom Patterson was born in 1962 in Victoria, British Columbia. A member of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation of Vancouver Island, Patterson began carving in 1977 as an apprentice...Artist bio and available works »

Peters, Jasper

Jasper Peters is a member of the  Pacheena Aht First Nation in Port Renfrew, B.C. The Pacheedaht First Nation is a First Nation band...Artist bio and available works »

Point, Susan

Susan Point O.C., DFA., RCA., D.Litt. (1952 –) is a descendant of the Musqueam people; she is the great, great, granddaughter of chief Capilano. Musqueam people have...Artist bio and available works »

Pollard, Glen

Glen Pollard is a member of the Haida Nation, originating from Skidegate, a small village on Haida Gwaii, formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands in BC, Canada. It's...Artist bio and available works »

Pollard, Shirley

Shirley Pollard, Haida First Nation from Skidegate BC, is a member of a large Family with several generations of master carvers and had an insight into the skills of...Artist bio and available works »

Prevost, Wilfried

Wilfred Prevost is a member of the Kwagiulth First Nation, originating from Alert Bay, a small island near Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his...Artist bio and available works »

Price, Michael

Michael Price, is a member of the Lekwiltok First Nations (Part of the Kwakwakaw'wakw). Just 13 years ago, a young man stared out into the Pacific Ocean, lamenting...Artist bio and available works »

PRIVATE COLLECTION

These pieces are not yet for sale but will become available eventually - they belong to my private collection and/or will be made available only for potlatch dancing...Artist bio and available works »

Rabena, Glen

Glen Rabena, born in Wapato, WA was adopted into the Eagle Clan by Hereditary Haida Chief, Claude Davidson, at a potlatch in Massett, Haida Gwai (formerly Queen...Artist bio and available works »

Rice, Herb

Herb Rice is a very well known, and very well liked master carver, and a member of the Coast Salish First Nation. He has great talent, and has worked at his craft for over...Artist bio and available works »
Robertson, Alfred

Robertson, Alfred

Alfred Robertson, Kwakwaka’wakw First Nations, was born 1950 in Kingcome Inlet, British Columbia, Canada. Alfred learned to carve from his father, William Robertson,...Artist bio and available works »
Robertson, Jackson

Robertson, Jackson

Jackson Robertson is a Master Carver from the Northwest coast of Canada, British Columbia. He has been carving mainly yellow and red cedar for over 40 years. This is one...Artist bio and available works »

Robertson, Sarah

Sarah Robertson is a member of the Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka’wakw) First Nation, and was born in Nanaimo, a small fishing town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia,...Artist bio and available works »

Sager, Ron

Ron Sager is a member of the Mohawk Wolf Clan, from Tyendinaga, within the Six Nations of Ontario. His given name is "Red Thunder" which was given to him on British...Artist bio and available works »

Sanderson, Robert

Robert Sanderson is an emerging Aboriginal artist, member of the Metis Nations, originating from Manitoba, mainly self-taught but with exceptional talent. In 2005,...Artist bio and available works »

Scoular, Derald

Derald Scoular, born 1960, is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from the Sechelt First Nations Band located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He...Artist bio and available works »

Scow, Lawrence

Laurence Scow is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw Firs tNation, born 1958 in Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada. Lawrence started carving 1985, inspired by the work of...Artist bio and available works »

Scow, Rupert

Rupert Scow is a member of the Kwaguilth Nation, Rupert Scow was born in 1957 in Alert Bay, British Columbia, a small fishing village on the Northern Part of Vancouver...Artist bio and available works »

Seaweed, Norman (Norm)

Norman Seaweed (Norm), a member of the Kwagiulth First Nation, was born in Alert Bay, a small town on British Columbias Pacific Northwest Coast of Vancouver...Artist bio and available works »

Seaweed, Patrick (Paddy)

Patrick (Paddy) Seaweed is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw First Nation, originating from Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada. He has been designing with silver and gold...Artist bio and available works »

Seaweed, Willie

Kwakwaka'wakw carver Willie Seaweed was born in 1873 at Blunden Harbour, British Columbia, where he lived until his death in 1967. As chief of the Nakwaktokw band, Willie...Artist bio and available works »

Seward, Gino

Gino Seward  was born in 1972 in Nanaimo, British Columbia. He is of both Coast Salish (father) and Kwakwaka’wakw (mother) descent. Gino began carving at the...Artist bio and available works »

Seward, Solomon

Solomon Seward - an accomplished and very well known and liked master of jewelery carving. He is a member of the Tsawataineu First Nations band (Kwakiulth) , originating...Artist bio and available works »

Sharkey, John

John Sharkey is a member of the Klahoose First Nation, Squirrel Cove, Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada. He was born in 1954 in Powell River and has been painting...Artist bio and available works »

Shaughnessy, Vince

Vince Shaughnessy was born in 1959 in Alert Bay, British Columbia. Nimpkish Band. He began carving wood in 1973 at the Arts of the Raven Shop under the tutelage of Kelvin...Artist bio and available works »

Speck, Ron

RON SPECK is a Kwakwaka'waka carver, of the Tlawitsis (Lawit'sis) tribe of Turnour Island, British Columbia, Canada, born in Alert BayArtist bio and available works »

Stiglitz, Randy

Randy Stiglitz was born on August 17th 1953 on Lesquiti Island, BC to a German mother and a Coast Salish father. Randy's family moved to the Capilano Indian Reserve when...Artist bio and available works »

Svanvik, Don

Don Svanvik, originating from Alert Bay, born 1958 is a very well known and liked master carver. His grandparents were imprisoned for participating in a potlatch in the...Artist bio and available works »

Temela, Nalenik

World renowned Inuit artist Nalenik Temela was born in Kimmirut, 1939 and started carving when he was 15 years old. He died 2003. His Disc number is E771.Artist bio and available works »

Terrico, Doug

Doug Terrico is an aboriginal Metis man born in Northern Shuswap, BC. His mother is Inland Salish, Registered Anderson Lake band. Doug has been carving for the...Artist bio and available works »

Thibert, Emil

Emil Thibert is a renowned Northwest Coast Metis artist of Saulteaux/Cree/French heritage who grew up in Alberta and now resides in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He studied...Artist bio and available works »

Thomas, Rick

Rick Thomas is an outstanding native carver of West Coast and Salish descent of the Stayout Tribe. Born in 1948, he was raised in the Stayout Reserve in Sidney, B.C....Artist bio and available works »

Thompson, Stanley (Stan)

Stan Thompson is of Talhtan and Ton Shoo descent, was born in 1971. He spent his earlier years living on the Queen Charlotte Islands, now Haida Gwaii, where he learned...Artist bio and available works »

Twance, Gordon

Gordon Twance is a member of the Kwakiulth (Kwakwakaw'wakw) First Nation, originating from Surrey in British Columbia, Canada's Pacific Northwest Coast.Artist bio and available works »

Underwood, Alexi

Alexi Underwood is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, born 1962. He also is of Campbell River Kwagiulth (Kwakwaka’wakw) descent. He credits his grandfather...Artist bio and available works »

Wadhams, Cecil

Cecil Wadhams is a member of the Tseshaht First Nation, originating from Alert Bay, a small town on an island off Vancouver Island, British Columbia's Northwest Coast. Artist bio and available works »

Wadhams Jr., Lloyd

Lloyd Wadhams Jr. was born in 1967 at Alert Bay, British Columbia to Lloyd Wadhams Sr. and Virginia Wadhams, both very prestigious artists. He is a member of the...Artist bio and available works »

Wadhams Sr., Lloyd

Lloyd Wadhams was taught to carve by Chief Henry Speck, and his first major carving was an 8-foot pole that was carved for Lieutenant Governor Frank Ross, in 1957. He...Artist bio and available works »

Wadhams, William

William Wadhams, born in 1966, originates from Alert Bay, British Columbia. He is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw First Nation and owns the Thunderbird and the Sisiutl...Artist bio and available works »

Wamiss, Carl Stephen

CARL STEPHEN WAMISS, is a member of the Tswataineuk First Nation. He was born 1957 and started his carving career when he was very young.  Artist bio and available works »

Whitford, Ernie

Ernie Whitford, born in Lacombe Alberta in 1947, is a self-taught Cree/Metis artist. Having spent most of his life working and studying the artistic skills and...Artist bio and available works »

Whonnock, Bob (Robert)

Robert Whonnock is a well-known Kwakiutl carver whose fine art is sold around the world.  He was one of three artists who created and carved the Coquitlam...Artist bio and available works »

Williams, Harry

Harry Williams, from the Huu-ay-aht First Nations (Nootka), resides on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Nitinaht Lake.Artist bio and available works »

Williams, Raymond

Raymond Williams was the son of Sam Williams, a Ditidaht carver (c. 1884-1979) who was the originator of the distinctive Williams family carving style. Raymond, also...Artist bio and available works »

Williams, Rita

Rita Williams is known to be one of the best totem carvers. She has been carving for 46 years, is a third-generation wood carver of note and a member of the world-famous...Artist bio and available works »

Williams, Sanford

Born (on a boat, on the ocean en route to) Esperanza, BC, Sanford Williams was raised in Yuquot, otherwise known as Friendly Cove—the birthplace of British Columbia....Artist bio and available works »

Williams, John T.

John T. Williams (1960 - 2010) was a member of the Nuu-chah-Nulth First Nations. He was a well known and very well liked Master artist, designing and carving his totem...Artist bio and available works »

Wilson, Joe

Joe Wilson was born in 1967 and raised at Koksilah near Duncan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Joe’s keen interest in Native Art began at the tender...Artist bio and available works »

Yeomans, Don

Don Yeomans is one of the most respected and renowned Northwest Coast Native artists. Born of a Masset Haida father and a Metis mother from Slave Lake, Alberta, Yeomans...Artist bio and available works »

Yelton, Jim

Jim Yelton was born 1955 in Squamish, British Columbia. He's a member of the Coast Salish Nation, a tribe that inhabits the southern tip of B.C. Jim lists his father,...Artist bio and available works »