Allan Blyth educated his eye in the techniques and craftsmanship of carving at a very early age. Born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, he spent hours as a child watching master carvers restore ancient totem poles and house-posts destined for the Victoria Museum. In his 20s, Al was introduced to a master carver
Harbour Seal Carving
Craig Benson celebrates and honours the creatures on this planet with his work, particularly those of the Pacific Northwest. He was born in Vancouver and moved to Victoria, British Columbia in 1987. Carving began as a hobby for Craig, while he was pursuing an education in environmental studies. His career in wildlife
John was born in Masset on haida Gwaii of Haida origin. He is the grandson of “Captain Andrew Brown” well known Argillite Carver from the Islands. About 10 years ago he started working with wood and continues to do so at his home in Sooke, B.C. where he now resides.
The Brentwood Box
The side of a
Malcolm Barker originally from Blackpool, England grew up in central Ontario and now resides in Victoria BC with his wife Carol. He is an artist and musician with an eye for “that something just a little different”.
Malcolm has been a working in graphic design for 15 years and for the last four years has
Linda Danielson has worked in the dining room of Sooke Harbour House since 1980, where she is much nourished by the creative environment. She has also long been involved in textile arts but only lately discovered that her true passion is making art doll figures. Her studio resembles an archeological dig comprised ofRead more →