Bruce Alfred

Bruce Alfred

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Kwak waka'wakw, Namgis
Alert Bay, BC, British Columbia

The striking designs and meticulous bending, carving and painting techniques reflect the strong influence of Bruce Alfred’s cultural roots. Bruce specializes in traditional masks, poles, rattles and bentwood boxes. His work is showcased in numerous private collections and has been exhibited at the Royal British Columbia Museum and the Museum of Anthropology. Bruce has been part of a team of artists who rebuilt the Alert Bay Big House and who created a Northwest Coast village in the Netherlands.

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