Portfolio

Art as an Evolving Form

Over time, artists find and develop their personal approach to the visual hallmarks of traditional art. This the development of a visual signature. See how the works of Gordon Dick Studio express both the Nuu-chah-nulth style and the artist's personal perspective. 

Portfolio of Previous Works

These pieces represent the portfolio from Gordon Dick Studio and includes doors, poles, large-scale carvings and public art. They have already been sold but if a piece here is connecting with you please contact us to discuss a commission.

Detail of carving, face and shoulders
Closeup of eyes and nose of bronze moon mask
Closeup of paw and portion of face of bear sculpture
Closeup of bronze mask face detail of thunderbird human transformation
Red cedar humpback whale panel in progress.
red cedar circular bas relief with seawolf face projecting form top center and ravens on either side
3/4 profile of bas relief mask detail showing face of woman. black painted hair, green paint on lower half of face.
detail of bas relief red cedar carving with a bear's face projecting from center, bear paws on either side, giving it a sense of emerging from the center. Salmon design on either side of bear and salmon egg below its face.
Detail of seawolf bas relief carving on yellow cedar paddle.
Side profile of frog mask with frog and human features. Green and black accent paint. Bronze articulating eyes. Red tongue connecting frog mouth to center of human face.
Detail of center of thunderbird bas relief showing its face in 3/4 view. One claw visible curled at its face. Art is shown in progress with pencil marks.
Detail of king tide mask showing eye and portion of nose and cheek
King Tide mask on its back, view of chin mouth and nose
Detail of eye drawing on cedar carving of a killer whale head
Red cedar sun mask with yellow cedar rim. Raven design on rim.
Yellow cedar kingfisher carving, encased in round shape.
circular bas relief woodcarving in red cedar of 2 eagles
Thumbnail of painted eagle detail on cedar door
thunderbird/human mask shown in 3.4 profile against black backdrop
Detail of central part of totem pole showing a woman holding a drum seated on a whale fin.
closeup of seagull head woodcarving projecting from yellow cedar wings. Blue and white accent paint.
Detail of carved whale design on yellow cedar door.
Detail of lahal player woodcarving showing face and portion of hands.
Detail of eye design on carved door
detail of woodcarving of frog mask showing frog face, cheek and tongue
red cedar carvings of an eagle and raven facing each other. Red and white accent paint.
profile of a red cedar mask of a human face with cedar rope at its edge
Closeup of woodcarving of face on sun mask with edge of painted corona.
circular mask with human and owl features. blue eyes and grey brows.
Carved mask of a face with the design of a thunderbird and human
bas relief yellow cedar carving of 3 salmon and a 4th salmon 3-dimensional projecting from the wall on a mount.
upper corner detail of westerly wind mask in red cedar showing the right eye area. Rim of yellow cedar with wind elements painted in blue and black.
Detail of wolf face on red cedar rattle. bentwood snout construction. Green and black accent paint.
Upper portion of red cedar sculpture showing eagle face with profile of moon on its right shoulder and herring fish at its chest.
Detail of woodcarving: Clenched hands emerging from wings
Red cedar mask of a human face
Detail of raven face carving on red cedar paddle
cedar mask of a human face with thunderbird features with white accent paint
cedar door, unpainted, carved in relief with raven and eagle design
Upper right detail on king tide mask
detail of kingfisher design on yellow cedar paddle
detail of raven head sculptural carving in red cedar. Face is upright with beak pointed up. Abalone inlay on eye. Green and black accent paint.
Detail of eagle and whale imagery on carved yellow and red cedar door. Red and blue accent paint.
Portion of westerly wind mask carving done in red cedar with yellow rim. Rim has wind designs accented in white and blue paint. Art is shown in progress.
Detail of moon face carving. White painted brows and black eyes.