- Object Origin:
- Andy Haddon Bruce
- red cedar, golden cedar bark
- 11.5 x 6 x 5
- Archived Artwork
Traditional hand knifed finished Grouse mask
This finely carved and hand knife finished traditional Grouse mask is a testimony to Andy's artistic family petigree. His artistry and traditional vision are abundantly evident in this understated masterpiece.
Andy Haddon Bruce
Born July 11th, 1970 at a small remote fishing village of Alert Bay, BC. Andy's lineage is of the famous Hunt/Cook family. In fact Andy's great, great grandfather George Hunt worked closely with the famous anthropologist Franz Boaz. A member of Kwakuitl nation, Namgis Band, he is presently living and carving full time in Vancouver, BC. He apprenticed with Jimmy Joseph and has continued in the rich tradition of his famous family which has carved in honour for many generations.