Artist of the moment……Calvin Hunt

Calvin Hunt is a Northwest Coast artist born in 1956. Hunt comes from a long family of artists including his grandfather, Mungo Martin, already profiled here. Calvin Hunt started carving when he was only twelve years old. Calvin Hunt carves very large totem poles and also canoes, stone carving, making jewelry, and even producing silk screens.

His father is Kwagu’l Heredity Chief Thomas Hunt.

Worked as an apprentice Tony Hunt for  nine years.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

The artist was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 2004.

Hunt is associated with the Kwakwaka’wakw band of the First Nations.

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