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Highlights of 2019... so far!

From January - August 2019, planning, designing, and completion of totem pole for the Canadian Coast Guard's new site in Tahsis, BC. Estimate for reveal is in the spring of 2020. 

Highlights of 2018

  • April 12 Quest Out West "Island Relatives" on APTN televised - featuring my carvings and my story

  • July/August Returned to Yuquot to carve for the tourists

  • July 11 Participated in Camosun's Adventure Education History Tour at Yuquot - demonstrating the history of westcoast traditional carving

  • July 21  Interviewed by journalist Paul Burnside for upcoming documentary (Details will follow)

  • August 30 Featured Artist in Compass Magazine, Aug/Sep Issue 17

  • September 5 Donated "Spirit of the Beaver' carving to Hope Outdoors, in support of their post-fire reconstruction

  • September 9 Image of "Transformation of the Chief" featured on Global Weekend News' Our Community for Tofino

  • September 26 Donated bentwood box "Optimism" to Lattimer Gallery's 2018 Charity Box Event


Highlights of 2017


Highlights of 2016

Highlights of 2015

  • Donated my vintage goalie mask to the Canucks for Kids Fund "Dice & Ice" Auction 2015

  • Donated the New Beginnings Mask to Raven's Feast at Bill Reid Gallery for the Raven's Feast Auction.

  • Got married ♥ to the love of my life, Marlana in Haida Gwaii.

Highlights of 2014


  • Message in a Bottle Carving Coupon was found near Brooks Peninsula, Vancouver Island 

  • Selected to participate in RezErect art show at the Bill Reid Gallery

  • Donated a piece to the Bill Reid Gallery's Raven's Feast 

  • My Healing Mask was featured at the Punch Gallery in Seattle.

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