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. Silas 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. 

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
$1,490.00 CDN $1,162.35 USD
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Eagle and Chief transforming, sculpture by Silas Coon

Eagle and Chief transforming, sculpture by Silas Coon

Eagle and Chief transforming sculpture by Silas Coon
$1,210.00 CDN $943.92 USD
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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
$590.00 CDN $460.26 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 $670.11 USD
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Kwakiult Sea Serpent by Silas Coon

Kwakiult Sea Serpent by Silas Coon

Sea Serpent wall art carving by Silas Coon from Kingcome Inlet

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Sisiutl / Sea Serpent, by Silas Coon

Sisiutl / Sea Serpent, by Silas Coon

Sea Serpent - Sisiutl, wall art carving by Silas Coon

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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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