Doug Zilkie began carving in Haida style at sixteen years of age. He has worked with such renowned artists as Glen Rabena, Don Yeomans and Bill Reid. Bill Reid employed him on numerous projects and monumental commissions such as the “Spirit of Haida Gwaii” for the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. where he was the finishing carver for the plastive positive. Doug has worked in numerous mediums including wood, bronze, silver stone and graphics. He is a respected screen printer and has cut the stencils for many Northwest Coast prints. He has also assisted in the production of bronze casting for other artists.
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