He is one of the most celebrated artists in Canada, so when I was offered the chance to meet Robert Davidson I jumped at the chance. His Haida artwork, sculptures, carvings, paintings, prints, jewellery can be found in museums and galleries around the world. This week the Vancouver Art Gallery named him the recipient of its Audain Award for lifetime achievement.
Davidson works out of a large wooden studio in White Rock, where he has produced masterpieces for decades. To go there is almost like entering someone's fertile mind, as half finished paintings and carvings move closer to perfection and all the visitor can do is stand in awe and wonder at the imagination and skill that can create such works. Haida Artist