Bartlett, Hollie Bear

Hollie Bartlett was born in Terrace, British Columbia and is a member of the Haisla Nation. Her family crest is the Killer Whale. After moving to Vancouver, British Columbia Hollie began her artistic career as a photographer for the First Nations newspaper “Kahtou News – The Voice of BC First[…]

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Bellerose, Troy

Troy Bellerose was born into the Cree Nation in Picture Butte, Alberta in 1970. Although Troy is not of west coast heritage, he became fascinated with the art form after meeting a number of west coast First Nations artists. One of them was Andrew Morrison of the Nisga’a Nation. Andrew[…]

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Bentley, Norman

Norman Bentley was born in Skidegate, Haida Gwaii in 1968. At the age of 12 Norman began to carve in wood and explore the art of his people. At the age of 20, Norman entered Vancouver’s prestigious Toni Cavelti Jewellery Apprenticeship Program and learned a wide variety of Jewellery techniques.[…]

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Horne Jr, Doug

Doug Horne, Jr. was born in Victoria in 1982 into a family of carvers. He has been heavily influenced by his father, Doug LaFortune, Perry Lafortune as well as his uncle, Frances Horne. All are established Salish artists. He has been carving professionally since 1998. Over the years, he has[…]

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