My formal art training began with pottery and functional vessels so the move to sculpture seemed to be a natural evolution. Permanent materials such as clay, stone and bronze have always been a part of my pallet; the figure is a subject that I have rendered many ways incorporating variations of these materials.
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