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Carrie Matilpi

Carrie Matilpi was born in Vancouver in 1973 and holds Kolus, or Baby Thunderbird, as her crest. Carrie works in the traditional Kwakwaka’wakw style and is best known for her beautiful gold and silver Jewellery. She learned to engrave from her father, Charles Harper. She has been carving since 1996[…]

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Clarence Mills

Haida artist Clarence Mills was born at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia in 1958. He is a member of the Eagle Clan and takes the Spirit Raven and Grizzly Bear as his crests. His grandfather Jimmy Wilson was hereditary Chief Skedans. His great-grandfather, carver Henry Young, gave him his[…]

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Corey Moraes

Corey was born in Seattle, Washington in 1970. He is a self-taught artist who has worked extensively with Kwakwaka’wakw artist, Dwayne Simeon to hone his craft. Corey has worked both in the USA and Canada. He painted canoes for Vision Quest Journeys in 1997, and was featured in the highly[…]

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Howard Moose

Howard Moose was born in South Indian Lake, Manitoba and began carving wood as a child using a pocket knife. In the early 80’s he began working with soapstone. Over the years Howard has continued to master his skills and produces beautiful aboriginal artwork, specializing in northern wildlife and First[…]

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James Michels

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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Jim McGuire

Jim McGuire was born in Skidegate, British Columbia in 1953. Best known for his very high quality silver and gold Jewellery, Jim has also created a number of limited edition prints. Jim’s work is contemporary but also follows traditional Haida formlines. His consistency in style and design have made him[…]

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Mitchell Morrison

Mitchell Morrison was born in Kincolith, a Nisga’a community in the Nass Valley, in North Western British Columbia. Kincolith is also known as Gingolx, which comes from the Nisga’a words meaning “place of skulls”. When attacked by another nation, the people of Gingolx fought back and won. They hung their[…]

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Pat McGuire

Pat McGuire was a descendant of the great Charles Gladstone. Pat was born in 1943 in Skidegate in the Queen Charlotte Islands. He began drawing and painting at a young age and learned a great deal about Haida art and culture through his uncle Joe Tulip. He was attracted to[…]

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Sandi McKay

Sandi Mckay was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1983. Sandi is of the Nisga’a Nation and is the son of well respected jeweller and carver, Henry Mckay. Sandi enjoyed working and playing with Northwest Coast designs as a child. This early interest quickly led to assisting his father with[…]

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Valerie Malesku

Valerie Malesku was born in 1953 and is of Cree decent. Valerie began her career as an artist in 1981. Having lived on the Queen Charlotte Islands since the early 1970’s, Val had the opportunity to apprentice under Bill Reid. Bill quickly took on the role of teacher and mentor,[…]

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