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Allen Thompson

Allen Thompson was born in 1962 in Ebb and Flow, Manitoba, located in the mid region of Canada. Allen is of Saulteaux descent, however he grew up influenced by northwest coast culture. Allen began carving in 1987 under the expert guidance of Derek Wilson, Henry Robertson, and his brother, Kelvin[…]

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Dylan Thomas

Born in Victoria, in 1986, Qwul’thilum (Dylan Thomas) is a Coast Salish artist from the Lyackson First Nation. Dylan was exposed to the art at a young age because his family continues to participate in their culture and tradition. He has trained in jewellery design with jewellery artist Seletze, who[…]

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Ivan Thomas

Ivan Thomas was born in Port Alberni, British Columbia, in 1973. He is a young North West Coast First Nations artist known for his intricate carving work on sterling silver and gold Jewellery. Ivan developed his skills under the watchful eye of Derek Wilson a renowned Jewellery artist. He has[…]

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Jean Taylor

Jean Taylor, whose Tlingit name is Khàsx’ än Tlä, is from the Dakh† awèdi Clan of the Teslin Tlingit Nation in Teslin, Yukon Territory. She is also a member of the Tlingit Haida Central Council of Alaska. Jean has traveled extensively to train one on one with painters she admires.[…]

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Kelvin Thompson

Kelvin Thompson was born in Northern Manitoba in 1958 and is of Ojibway decent. Kelvin was adopted into the Haisla Nation after studying under Barry and Derek Wilson at the Vancouver Indian Centre in 1979. While studying at the Indian Centre, Kelvin carved a totem pole with Henry Robertson, another[…]

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Marvin Tallio

Marvin Tallio was born in 1966 in Bella Bella, British Columbia. Marvin is part of the Bella Coola Nation (also known as Nuxalk) and takes the Killerwhale, Grizzly Bear and Eagle as his family crests. Marvin began carving small plaques as a youngster in 1973. In 1985, while attending the[…]

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Sonia Triebwasser

Sonia Triebwasser is a Kwakwaka’wakw artist born September 25, 1972 in New Westminster, British Columbia. Sonia has been carving since 1994. She completed two years of Jewellery Design courses at Vancouver Community College. She primarily works in gold, silver and wood. Sonia is especially skilled in creating Jewellery with gemstones[…]

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