Transformer: Thunderbird to human

Price: $6,000 Cdn

Artist: Kelly Robinson

Artist culture: Nuu-chah-nulth & Nuxalk

Imagery: Thunderbird, human, humpback whale

Material: alder & cedar bark

Dimensions:  7.5" wide x 15" high and 8" deep

About the Artist

Robinson's roots and family origin are in Bella Coola, British Columbia with descendants from both the Nuxalk and Nuu-chah-nulth Nations. He has apprenticed with artists Jim McGuire and Gordon Dick. Robinson has also mentored under noted artists Tim Paul, Rob Hamilton, Dempsey Bob, Alvin Mack, Stan Bevan and Ken McNeil. Kelly uses his art to tell stories of the Nuxalk and Nuu-chah-nulth people, land and culture. He examines stories of the supernatural, potlatch societies, as well as the land and the sea in his art work. His work is represented in private, corporate and public collections in Canada.