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Alvin Adkins

Alvin Adkins was born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia in 1959. He began his career as an artist at the age of 22. Alvin is a self-taught artist who has become one of the foremost Northwest Coast artists. Over the years Alvin has been counselled by distinguished colleagues such as[…]

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Burton Amos

Burton Amos was born on June 10th, 1963 in Kitimat, British Columbia, a port town off the northern coast. Burton is a member of the Haisla/Tsimshian nation and currently resides in Vancouver, where he works full-time as a filmmaker. He is an accomplished artist, traditional carver and poet. In his[…]

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Harold Alfred

Harold Alfred was born in Alert Bay, British Columbia into the Namgis Tribe in 1953 and is a member of the Kwakwaka’wakw (formerly Kwakiult) Nation. He holds Sisiutl, Sun and Thunderbird as his family crests. His interest in Kwakwaka’wakw art and culture began at an early age, and he completed[…]

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James Adkins

James Akins was born into the Haida Nation in Prince Rupert, British Columbia in 1963. Artist brothers Richard and Alvin deeply influenced James’ love and respect for Haida art. He is a proud Haida from the Raven Clan and was raised to respect Mother Nature and honour his rich heritage.[…]

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Patrick Amos

Patrick Amos was born into the Mowachaht Band, one of fourteen member tribes of the Nuu Chah Nulth Nation, in 1957 on Nootka Island, off the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Patrick has been designing limited edition prints since 1976. In 1979 he began carving wood, apprenticing with[…]

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Tim Alfred

Tim Alfred was born in Alert Bay, British Columbia in 1967. Tim first started carving in the world-renowned Kwakiutl style at the age of 20 and was mainly taught by Stanley Hunt. Wayne Alfred, Beau Dick and Calvin Hunt were also influences in his carving career. As a young artist[…]

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Trevor Angus

Trevor was born in Kispiox, BC in February, 1970. His name is Tka’ast from the House of Wii minoosik. Trevor has been carving for most of his life. He carved his first plaque when he was in grade four under the instruction of Victor Mowatt of Gitanmaax. Victor was his[…]

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