Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

“What’s in the Box?” Bracelet (2009)

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  • Medium: silver
  • Size: 1.5 × 6 inches
  • Reference Code: W130604

J. Bradley Hunt

Heiltsuk

(1946- )

Bradley Hunt is a Heiltsuk First Nations from Bella Bella on the central coast of British Columbia. He attended the Vancouver School of Art for two years and then graduated with a B. Ed. double art major from the University of BC. Bradley spent 11 years teaching at the elementary school level before becoming a full-time artist in 1985. He works primarily in wood, carving cedar into beautiful pieces of art. His inspiration is most often the Raven who is prominent in his work. Raven is the crest figure on his grandfather’s side of the family. Recently Bradley has returned to painting and is excited about this new way of bringing the stories and characters of the Northwest Coast to life in a different medium.