Wayne Alfred

Wayne Alfred

Kwakwaka'wakw
Alert Bay, British Columbia

Wayne Alfred’s work expresses the traditional culture of the Namgis Band and the oral and written traditions of his family. His carving of poles, boxes, masks, bowls, frontlets and rattles reflects historical accuracy and impeccable technique. As an historian and dancer, he brings an authentic sensibility to all his work. Wayne’s art has been showcased in critical exhibitions and catalogues of First Nations’ Northwest Coast art and is in collections around the world.

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