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Location:
Brentwood Bay, BC

"You can't put anything contemporary in your work if you're not aware of your Nation. Do your own art form. If it's Salish, do Salish. Find out what it's about, do what you know out of respect for other nations. "

Born on the Tsartlip Reserve, Saanich Peninsula, BC

Education:
self-taught, influenced by many Senior Native Artists

Selected Exhibitions, Commissions:
4 Totem Poles, weight bearing structural installations commissioned by Thrifty Foods, a Vancouver Island food chain, 1997-98
"Artists of the Coast Salish, Nuu-Cha-Nulth and Kwakwaka'Wakw Nations", exhibition, Victoria BC 1994
Commissioned to design the Gold Medal awarded to the athletes for the 15th Commonwealth Games, Victoria BC 1994
One of three co-designers of the Queen's Baton for the 15th Commonwealth Games, Victoria BC 1994
28' Totem Pole to Commemorate Learned Societies World Conference, University of Victoria 1990-91

 

 

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