Metis

Michels, James

Born in 1969, James was raised in Merritt, British Columbia and is an active member of the Penticton Metis Association. Extensive travel throughout Northwest Canada, observing the many traditions of different artists, fuelled James’ artistic interests and provided inspiration that is evident is his artwork today. James apprenticed with Coast[…]

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Gunn, Landon

Landon was born in Kimberley, British Columbia in 1981. He began carving in 2002. He started working on totem poles with Haida artist Clarence Mills, and at the same time was introduced to Jewellery carving. Landon has worked on masks with Tsimshian artist Phil Gray and Haida artist Jay Simeon,[…]

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Bird, Bruce

Bruce Bird is a self taught antler carver of Metis and Cree ancestry who lives in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. Bruce first tried his hand at antler carving as a teenager. In 1975 he trained as a saddle and leather carver. He has recently rekindled his interest and passion for[…]

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