Coon, Silas

Silas Coon is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw (Kwakiulth) First Nations, originating from Alert Bay in their ancestral land. He was born in 1963. When he was 11 years old, he moved to Gilford Island where Jim King, a chief who presided at the potlatch, carved a dilapidated school house. From that moment on he knew he wanted to carve. Silas later learned techniques and skills of carving from George Hunt Jr.. He also worked closely with his cousin Beau Dick, a worldwide reknowned artist, for over 15 years starting in the late 80's. Silas was trained by the best and clearly follows their steps. He is today considered a master artist and highly collected and sought after all over the world. His works are so detailed, clearly proving his love for this art and tradition. 

Silas specialized in the carving of Tribal miniatures and was part of an exhibition of small carvings on Vancouver Island, where his carvings were presented together with carvings by Luke Marston, Valerie Morgan, Kevin Cranmer, Shawn Karpes and just a handful more. A very elite group of artists who's Tribal miniatures in wood are so highly desired, admired and collected all over the world. 

Bear and Killer Whale by Silas Coon

Bear and Killer Whale by Silas Coon

Bear, Killer Whale, Wild Woman and Wild Man by Silas Coon from the Kwakwakaw'wakw First Nation
$590.00 CDN $498.61 USD
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Eagle transforming into Wild Woman, by Silas Coon

Eagle transforming into Wild Woman, by Silas Coon

Eagle transforming into Wild Woman by Kwakiulth master artist Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet
$1,590.00 CDN $1,343.71 USD
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Heron, wall art by master artist Silas Coon

Heron, wall art by master artist Silas Coon

Heron, graceful patience, by Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet, BC, Kwakiulth First Nation
$525.00 CDN $443.68 USD
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Laughing Man, Miniature Mask PENDANT, by Silas Coon

Laughing Man, Miniature Mask PENDANT, by Silas Coon

Laughing Man, Miniature Mask Pendant by master artist Silas Coon, Kwakiulth First Nation
$365.00 CDN $308.46 USD
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Eagle's and Killer Whale Model Totem by Silas Coon

Eagle's and Killer Whale Model Totem by Silas Coon

Eagle's and Killer Whale, Model Totem by Silas Coon, Kingcome Inlet, BC
$2,250.00 CDN $1,901.48 USD
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Pair of Killer Whale's and wild woman and Kingfisher by Silas Coon

Pair of Killer Whale's and wild woman and Kingfisher by Silas Coon

Double Killer Whale's, Wild Woman and Kingfisher by Master artist Silas Coon
$859.00 CDN $725.94 USD
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Ridicule Model Miniature Mask, Silas Coon

Ridicule Model Miniature Mask, Silas Coon

Silas Coon, Ridicule Model Mask, Kingcome Inlet, BC
$585.00 CDN $494.38 USD
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Eagle, Bear, Killer Whale and more by Silas Coon

Eagle, Bear, Killer Whale and more by Silas Coon

Masterpiece, multi-character art carving by Silas Coon, Kwakiulth First Nations, Alert Bay

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Rare Miniature Moon by Silas Coon

Rare Miniature Moon by Silas Coon

Miniature Moon by Silas Coon, framed, Kwakiulth First Nation, inlaid

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Sisiutl with little ghost and kingfisher, Silas Coon

Sisiutl with little ghost and kingfisher, Silas Coon

Sisiutl with little ghost and kingfisher, 28 pieces of Abalone, by Silas Coon

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Otter with Salmon by Silas Coon

Otter with Salmon by Silas Coon

Otter with Salmon by Kwakiulth master artist Silas Coon

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Atlakum, Grouse Miniature Model Mask, Silas Coon

Atlakum, Grouse Miniature Model Mask, Silas Coon

Miniature Grouse Mask, Atlakum, by Silas Coon, master artist from the Kwakiulth First Nation

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Chief - Thunderbird - killer whale, 18", by Silas Coon

Chief - Thunderbird - killer whale, 18", by Silas Coon

Chief Thunderbird with killer whale, by master artist Silas Coon 

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4 ft (48") Sea Serpent with Crane's and Komokwa, by Silas Coon

4 ft (48") Sea Serpent with Crane's and Komokwa, by Silas Coon

Sea Serpent, Komokwa (Chief of the Sea) and Crane's, wall art carving by Silas Coon

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SUN miniature masterpiece, 50 abalone inlays (!) by Silas Coon

SUN miniature masterpiece, 50 abalone inlays (!) by Silas Coon

Sun, masterpiece, by Silas Coon from the First Nations of Kingcome Inlet

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Nulamala (Fool) tribal miniature pendant by Silas Coon

Nulamala (Fool) tribal miniature pendant by Silas Coon

Nulamala pendant, Tribal Miniature master piece by Silas Coon

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Grizzly Bear model mask by Silas Coon

Grizzly Bear model mask by Silas Coon

Grizzly Bear with fur, by Silas Coon from the Kwakiulth First Nation, Kingcome Inlet, BC.

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Komokwa with salmon, Undersea Kingdom pendant by Silas Coon

Komokwa with salmon, Undersea Kingdom pendant by Silas Coon

Undersea Kingdom Mask pendant by Silas Coon from the Kwakiulth First Nation

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