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 aspects of his cultural heritage. His work is represented in many books, exhibitions and museums. Wayne is a distinguished painter and carver, who is well known by collectors for his high technical ability and traditional accuracy.
Cedar MOON Mask adorned with white ermines, by Wayne Alfred
1980's MOON Mask with ermines, old growth cedar by Kagiulth Artist Wayne Alfred