Artist of the moment………Gerry Marks

 

 

Gerry Marks is a Northwest Coast artist representing the Haida nation. Gerry Marks was born in 1949 and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. Marks works a printmaker and jewelry artist.

Marks attended the Gitanmaax School of Northwest Coast Indian Art. The school is located in the historical village of Ksan at Hazelton.

The artist began to explore his heritage after seeing some works by his grandfather whose name was John Marks. John Marks was a  highly respected metal smith and maker of fine jewelry.

Price range information: No pricing on prints. Jewelry ranges between $1,000 and $35,000 Canadian dollars.

Marks is part of many permanent museum collections across Canada including the Royal British Columbia Museum located in Victoria, British Columbia.

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