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Curriculum Vitae

Notable Achievements​​

  • Main featured artist for new bike Trail at The Syéxw Chó:leqw Adventure Park, Ruby Creek (2018)

  • Custom carved Bench for Upper Sumas Elementary, Abbotsford, B.C. (2018)

  • Competed in Chainsaw carving competition with Carver kings Pete Ryan and Ryan Cook. Hope, B.C. (2015; 2017)

  • Designed and sculpted 4x 7' poles for Sts'ailes Elementary school (2016/17) plus numerous smaller carvings and art projects for film, culture and carving class (Gr.1-12)

  • Designed and sculpted a 12' welcome figure and a 12' raven cedar totem pole for the new Katzie Elementary School (2014) 

  • Featured as a notable First Nations artist on Bear Tracks via the Shaw channel (2013) 

  • Featured as Coast Salish Advisor regarding Eagles and local First Nations stories and customs on TV show Wild Obsession with David Handcock (November 2013)

  • Master Carver of male and female 15' welcome figures and also designed and carved the two Raven figureheads at the new Sto:lo Resource Building; Chilliwack, B.C. (2010)

  • Team player in the design and carving of the 60' Welcome Home Memorial Pole that sits on the beach of the Fraser River in Hope, BC.

  • Master Carver for the notorious 25' Sasquatch figure that stands at the Bigfoot Campgrounds in Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.

  • Designed and carved four 8' totem poles for housing complex within Seabird Island Reserve.

  • 8' House post for Hope school board. 'Raven sitting on Bear holding Salmon

  • Log Home Décor and sculptures for Chilliwack Mountain Log Homes.

  • Logo Designs for Sasquatch Tours, Seabird Island Community, Cheam Community, Eagle Foundation and Chief Dan George Elementary School

 

Exhibition Record

  • Harrison Hot Springs Sasquatch Festival; HHS, BC (2011) 

  • Sto:lo Community Futures Exhibitions; Chilliwack, B.C. (2007): participated in 3 exhibitions to promote local artisans

  • Sto:lo Community Futures Opening; Chilliwack, B.C. (2007)

  • *Ranger Station Art Gallery; Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. (2004)

 *solo exhibition

 

Gallery Representation

  • Native Art Gallery; Stan Hilckman, Chilliwack, B.C. 

  • Ruby Creek Art Gallery, Hope B.C.

  • Spirit Gallery, Horseshoe Bay, B.C.

  • Sun Spirit Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

  • Hills Native Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

  • Rangers Station Art Gallery, Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.

 

Collections

  • Sts'ailes Community School  

  • Pretty Estates Resort; Sandpiper Restaurant; Harrison Mills, B.C.

  • Sto:lo Resource/Elders Centre; Chilliwack, B.C.

  • Happy Prospector; Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.

  • Country Home Appliances; Chilliwack, B.C.

  • Chilliwack Mountain Log Homes; Chilliwack, B.C.

  • Numerous private home collections

Bibliography

  • Shilo Baribeau, ?Wild Obsession?, Pyramid Productions Inc., Coast Salish Advisor regarding Eagles and local First Nations stories and customs. November 2013:Shaw channel  

  • Sandra Bonner-Pederson, ?Bear Tracks?, Bear Image Productions. Featured as a notable First Nations artist, 2013:Shaw Channel  

  • Sandra Bonner-Pederson, Bear Image Productions. Artisan documentary on Shaw Cable, Winter 2008/09:Ch. 4

  • Paul J. Henderson, "Catch Sto:lo artists in action.", Chilliwack Times, Friday July 27, 2007:26

  • Darla Dickinson, "Local Chehalis art work displayed at Ranger Station Art Gallery.", Agassiz Harrison Observer, Wednesday June 15, 2005:12

  • Rebecca Schram, "Artist captures the spirit in the wood.", Agassiz Harrison Observer, Wednesday June 1st, 2005:13

  • Jason Roessle, "Coming Home.", Agassiz Harrison Observer, Tuesday August 1, 2000:12

  • Troy Hunter, "Commemoration: Coming Home." Raven's Eye, October 2000:3

  • Larry & Willie, Interview, Rock 101 Radio, Vancouver, B.C., (approx. 1999)

  • Simone Rolph, "A reminder of responsibility." The Hope Standard, Date N/A:16