Artist of the moment…Thomas Cannell

Thomas Cannell is a Salish artist  born in the year 1980. Cannell  is renown for his graphic art but even known more for his sculpture work. His favorite medium to use currently is wood. Cannell comes from the Musqueam Reserve in British Columbia.

price range information: Prints start at $500. Unable to find any more pricing information.

His mother is famed artist Susan Point, already profiled here.

Cannell was an apprentice for years. This is where he learned how to use a chainsaw.

Cannell has been to college. He attended Langara College first. Cannell went on to graduate from Capilano University. His degree was in tourism.

In this clip a brief interview with the artist as he talks about a work titled “thunderbird.”  done for the 2010 Vancouver British Columbia Olympics. The artist is able to work in a very large size with his work.

In this clip we view the very large sculpture  “Thunderbird” getting installed.

Thanks to Susan Point for creating a multi generation family of artists, look out Wyeths!

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