Artist of the moment…….Northwest Coast artist Jason Hunt

Jason Hunt comes from a long line of artists and was born in Victoria, British Columbia in the year 1973. Jason Hunt represents the Kwakwaka’wakw tribe. Hunt is a graphic artist and carves masks and totem poles.

For his collegiate education the artist attended Camosun College located in Victoria, British Columbia where he studied business administration. During a college summer break he went to visit his artist father, Stan Hunt. It was during this time that he decided to give carving a try. He enjoyed and has been carving and learning as much from his father as he can.

Below an example of his father, Stan Hunt’s, style of art.

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In this clip a brief interview with Jason Hunt:

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