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 various stages of Jewellery making. At the age of 14, fuelled by his natural creative urges, Sandi began carving silver on his own.