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Artists

Haida
Alvin Child was born in Alert Bay, B.C. in 1962. He is a member of the Tsawataineuk band from Kingcome Inlet.  His mother was from Kingcome Inlet and his father was from Port Simpson. Alvin has been studying native art work under the tutelage of John Livingston. Read more >>
Skokomish
Andy is a member of the Skokomish Tribe. He began carving after being inspired by a tour of a museum exhibiting Northwest Coast art; and began exploring various art forms. By the age of 18, he had taught himself how to both, carve and paint. Later, Andy and his Uncle Peter Peterson made a joint effort to revive the traditional steam-bent box at Sko... Read more >>
Nuu-chah-nulth
Art Thompson was born in 1948 in the village of Whyac on the southern end of Nitinat Lake. He belonged to the Ditidaht Band of the Nuu-chah-nulth people. Art was fortunate to be immersed in the cultural life of his people from an early age, when he was initiated into the Tlukwalla society. As a small boy he showed great interest in artistic expres... Read more >>