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 Columbia, Canada. He is a member of the Mowachaht Band, one of the fourteen member tribes of the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation. Patrick apprenticed with Tony Hunt Sr., in Victoria, BC. Later, he apprenticed with Tim Paul at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria. In 1990, Patrick Amos and Tim Paul carved a 36' Hesquiaht totem pole for the Mauri people of New Zealand. Patrick had his first solo exhibition in 1991 at the Gallery Indigena in Stratford, Ontario. In 1992 he was invited to show his work at an exhibit at the Native Heritage Center in Duncan, BC. Patrick's work has been steadily shown at Images for a Canadian Heritage in Vancouver, B.C. The Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, BC. has several paintings and prints of Patrick's in their permanent collection.