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Coast Salish Native Artist Jody Wilson
Northwestcoast Salish artist Jody Wilson

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Coast Salish Artist Jody Wilson

In the forests of the west coast of British Columbia h stand the mighty Yellow Cedar that has been the traditional wood used for carving by the Coast Salish artists. For centuries Yellow Cedar has been carved to reveal the secrets of the Spiritsand animals of the west coast of British Columbia.

Jody Wilson, a Coast Salish native, grew up in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada. This small town on the back waters of the mighty Fraser River was originally a fishing and farming community. The river and surrounding coastal areas and wildlife provided much of the inspiration and subject matter for Jody’s artwork.

His work was introduced to the Vancouver Museum in 1984. Since then, it has been distributed throughout the world with pieces in The Museum of Art in New York, The Commonwealth Institute in London, England and private commissions in Australia, South Africa, Japan, Germany, the United States and Canada.

Jody has made his mark as a Master Carver in a variety of mediums. Creating works like totems and masks from yellow cedar to bracelets , earrings and rings and pendants from gold and silver.

Jody’s work is highly sought-after by many collectors of Northwest Coast Native art from around the world.

The work of Wilson