Dempsey Bob

Dempsey Bob

Tahltan-Tlingit
Terrace, British Columbia

A master Tahltan-Tlingit carver for more than 30 years, Dempsey Bob’s prolific totem poles and sculptures are seen in galleries and in private, government and corporate collections around the world. Using alder, cedar and bronze, Dempsey’s work is inspired by history and reflects the richness of the Tahltan culture. Dempsey’s work is celebrated in many collections including the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan.

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