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Artist of the moment……Northwest Coast Artist Tim Paul

Tim Paul is a Northwest Coast artist from the Hesquiaht clan of the Nuu-chah-nulth nation born in the year 1950 in Esperanza Inlet on Vancouver Island. Tim Paul is a versatile artist making wonderful masks in addition to prints. The artist enjoys working with acrylic paints.

Is included in the collection of the Royal British Columbia Museum.

price range information: Works range from $2,000 to $20,000.

Paul learned to carve in 1975 at the Arts of the Raven Gallery.

Worked under famed artist Richard Hunt, profiled here already, at the Thunderbird Park located in Vancouver.

Worked as the chief carver at the Royal British Columbia Museum.

After leaving this position he went to help with the building of a school to improve on education of the local people.

In this clip we view a brief documentary on Tim Paul:

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