Tsleil-Waututh Coast Salish First Nation 'Thunderbird' Carving
Artie George 'Thunderbird" Carving
Beautiful, original and signed 7 inches long by 5 inch wide by 5 inch deep ''Thunderbird'' red cedar wood mask carving with Artie's depiction in the style of the Tsleil-Waututh , Coast Salish nation.
This beautiful carving is signed by Artie George.
Artie George, great nephew of Chief Dan George, is a Coast Salish woodcarver. Born in North Vancouver in 1970, he is from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation (Burrard Band). Artie began carving at the age of 13 and is mainly self-taught. The relentless dedication that he brings to his art and the quiet grace which accompanies that dedication has awarded Artie respect from his peers as a carver of fine detail.