Artist of the moment…..Dempsey Bob

Dempsey Bob is a world renown sculptor and carver of masks, bowls, and totem poles. Dempsey began to carve in 1969. An important mentor was artist Freda Diesing. For his education the artist Gitanmaax School of Northwest Coast Indian Art in Hazelton, British Colombia.

In June of this year (2013)  Bob was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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The artist is included in many prominent collections including the Smithsonian Institution, the Vancouver International Airport, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The artist is increasing his fame on the international scene and below is his sculpture at the Vancouver International Airport.

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