Puglas, Kenny (Skylar)

Kenny (Skyler) Puglas is from the four tribes from Kingcome Inlet, BC and Village Island. Puglas comes from a rich heritage of hereditary chiefs and practices his culture by sustaining the ceremonial masks and legends of his village.

He has been designing and carving Dzawada’enuxw art pieces for about fifteen
years.  He is self-taught and has studied other artists in his village but is mainly self-taught. Puglas learned form line of his hereditary lineage at age 11 and uses traditional colours for ceremonial works and contemporary colours for non-ceremonial pieces. He mainly focus on wood carvings and acrylic painting on drums.