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. 

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 $709.53 USD
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42 inlays!! Sisiutl with salmon and skull by Silas Coon

42 inlays!! Sisiutl with salmon and skull by Silas Coon

Powerful Sisiutl (Sea Serpent) by Silas Coon from Alert Bay, BC, 42 inlaid abalones
$1,095.00 CDN $904.47 USD
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Salmon carving, beautiful, by Silas Coon

Salmon carving, beautiful, by Silas Coon

Inlaid Salmon wall art carving by Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet
$345.00 CDN $284.97 USD
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Mother Bear and cub by Silas Coon

Mother Bear and cub by Silas Coon

Mother Bear and cub by Silas Coon, Kwakiulth First Nation, Kingcome Inlet
$339.00 CDN $280.01 USD
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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
$690.00 CDN $569.94 USD
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Spirit Totem, Eagle, Raven and Killer Whale by Silas Coon

Spirit Totem, Eagle, Raven and Killer Whale by Silas Coon

Spirit Totem wall art, Eagle, Raven and Killer Whale by Silas Coon, Kwakiulth First Nation
$1,495.00 CDN $1,234.87 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 $433.65 USD
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3D Eagle totem sculpture by Silas Coon

3D Eagle totem sculpture by Silas Coon

Eagle Totem Sculpture by Silas Coon
$995.00 CDN $821.87 USD
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Mosquito Man Miniature Mask by Silas Coon

Mosquito Man Miniature Mask by Silas Coon

Mosquito Man Mask, Miniature mask/pendant by Silas Coon from the Kwakwaka' wakw First Nations
$645.00 CDN $532.77 USD
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Bee Mask, Miniature gem by Silas Coon

Bee Mask, Miniature gem by Silas Coon

Bee Model Mask by Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet, BC, Kwakiulth First Nation
$1,130.00 CDN $933.38 USD
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Weeping Volcano Woman Mask pendant by Silas Coon

Weeping Volcano Woman Mask pendant by Silas Coon

Weeping Volcano Woman pendant Mask by Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet, BC. 
$1,020.00 CDN $842.52 USD
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Octopus with Wild Man and Chief by Silas Coon

Octopus with Wild Man and Chief by Silas Coon

Octopus with 34 inlayed pieces of Abalone, by Silas Coon, master artist from the Kwakiulth
$865.00 CDN $714.49 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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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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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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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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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

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Wind Mask Pendant by Silas Coon

Wind Mask Pendant by Silas Coon

Wind Mask pendant by Kwakiulth First Nation artist Silas Coon, Kingcome Inlet, BC

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Ridicule Model Miniature Mask, Silas Coon

Ridicule Model Miniature Mask, Silas Coon

Silas Coon, Ridicule Model Mask, Kingcome Inlet, BC

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Chief mourning mask pendant by Silas Coon

Chief mourning mask pendant by Silas Coon

Chief's mourning, mask pendant by Silas Coon, Kingcome Inlet

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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

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33" Eagle, Whale Thunderbird, Chief and Wild Man by Silas Coon

33" Eagle, Whale Thunderbird, Chief and Wild Man by Silas Coon

Multi-character masterpiece by Silas Coon, Kingcome Inlet, Kwakiulth First Nation

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Eagle transforming into Wild Woman, by Silas Coon - sold

Eagle transforming into Wild Woman, by Silas Coon - sold

Eagle transforming into Wild Woman by Kwakiulth master artist Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet

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Grizzly Bear model mask by Silas Coon - SOLD

Grizzly Bear model mask by Silas Coon - SOLD

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

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