Calvin Hunt

Calvin Hunt

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Kwakiutl
Port Hardy, BC, British Columbia

An artist, leader, and role model, Calvin Hunt creates traditional Northwest Coast Indian art forms that embody his personalized artistic style. A talented and skilled carver, Calvin is best known for creating traditional canoes that bring the community together in voyages of celebration, totem poles that honour his ancestors and encourage young people in his traditional home of Fort Rupert, and large transformation masks and costumes that help bring stories and legends to life. Calvin also works in a number of other mediums, including silk-screen printing, dance screens, jewelry, and stone carving.  His artwork can be found in galleries and private collections worldwide.

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