Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

“Many Hands Make Light Work”


This is the idea of the man looking at all the tools that he has made. He is very happy and proud of his achievements. The many hands show his dexterity in creating a harpoon head, snow-goggles and a drum. I see a drum as a tool to communicate with the spirits.

—Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier


Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

(1978- )

Billy was born on July 7, 1978, in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. In his early years he travelled eastern Canada residing and schooling in Ottawa, Yarmouth and Halifax in Nova Scotia, then at the age of thirteen returned to live in Goose Bay. He now lives in North West River in Labrador and enjoys fishing and hunting on the land with his family.