Robert Davidson is known throughout the world as a master carver of totem poles and masks as well as a printmaker, painter and jeweler. Davidson learned the art of carving from his father and grandfather and has evolved into a leading figure in the renaissance of Haida art and culture. He remains committed to using cultural knowledge to celebrate the present as well as commemorate the past. Davidson has received the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada.
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