Artist Michael Pellissey Michael is a renowned carver and jeweler from the Deh Cho in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Mike was born in Wrigley, NT and derives his inspiration from the animals and birds of the Northwest Territories (NT and Nunavut). The Fort Simpson resident began carving with driftwood when he was young. His mentor was… Continue reading Michael Pellissey
Artist Dolly Metchooyeah Dolly is a Dene from Northern Alberta. She grew up around the Meander River area and lives today in Chateh, Alberta. Ms. Metchooyeah is a prolific birch bark basket maker and produces images in moosehair tuftings on birch. Fine examples of Dolly’s Work
Artist Floyd Grossetete Floyd is a Dene, born and raised in Fort Simpson, NT. He currently lives in Fort Simpson with his wife and three young children. Floyd’s work was commissioned by the NWT Development Corporation on several occasions for larger pieces. Fine examples of Floyd’s Work
A long-time resident of Northern Canada, Anthony Antoine has been providing wonderful artwork to individuals and galleries across Canada since 1989. He was born in 1964 in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories and has expressed his Dene culture through various carving mediums: stone, bone, antler, ivory and horn.
Artist Jerome Thomas – Ekinla Over the past few years Jerome Thomas-Ekinla has been pursuing art in his spare time. He has been successful in some sales, but most of the profit always went toward living expenses. Jerome is a better educated, young person with a real desire to do well. He has developed his craft… Continue reading Jerome Thomas – Ekinla | Wood Carving
Description: Carved in fine brown rock, the deep lustre of this fine scaled piece is highly apparent. The grizzly is found close to the Mackenzie Mountains and in the Barrens of the Northwest Territories and throughout the Yukon. Artist: Jerome Thomas, Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada. Copyright @ 2009. Size: approx. 4.5 inches (11.5 cm)… Continue reading Carved in fine brown rock | Wood Carving
Description: A uniquely stylized Snowy Owl, perched on a rocky overlook, searching the landscape for the small movement of prey, the quick movement of a lemming or arctic hare, a movement that can lead to “white death”. Artist: Jerome Thomas, Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada. Copyright @ 2009. Size: approx. 5.5 inches (14 cm) in… Continue reading A uniquely stylized Snowy Owl
Description: The snowy owl sees all from his perch, swivelling his head to view the lemmings, or other small prey that might escape the view of a lesser set of eyes. Artist: Troy Ruttle, Fort Simpson, Copyright 2000. Size: approx.3.5 inches (9 cm) in Height by 2 inch (5cm) in Width.
Description: Buffalo carved by master wood carver Lex Carver, Fort Smith. Copyright 2000. Makes a very nice memento type of gift for anyone, carved from two types of wood. Size: approx.4 inches (10 cm) in Length by 3 inch (7cm) in height by 2 inches (5cm) in Width.
Description: Stately and flowing, the Beluga whales traverse the Northern water routes. Captured in Muskox (whales) and caribou (base) horn, this piece is changeable. The whales swivel on their base and can be altered to any direction (can be taken apart for shipping). The muskox bone is slightly translucent and highlights some internal color patters.… Continue reading Stately and flowing, the Beluga whales traverse the Northern water routes | Wood Carving