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Tahltan Ancestor Mask
Vern Etzerza

Renowned Tlingit artist vern Etzerza has masterfully created this stunning Tahltan Ancestor mask from yellow cedar. This stunning masterpiece power in its understated simplicity.

Vern Etzerza
Vern Etzerza was born January 11th, 1953 in Telegraph Creek, British Columbia, to the Wolf Clan of the Tahltan people.In 1982 Vern recieved instruction in Northwest Coast design from Glen Wood. Soon after this he met Gene Brabant and started carving under his tutelage. As a teacher Gene Brabant placed heavy emphasis on the study of old pieces in all the styles of the Northwest Coast and from this Vern draws the inspiration for his own original work. Vern's other influences include Russell Smith, Stan Hunt, Tony Hunt Jr. and Joe Peters Jr.

Tahltan Ancestor Mask
Tahltan Ancestor Mask
Object Origin:
Tlingit/Tahltan
Artist:
Vern Etzerza
Medium:
yellow cedar, horse hair
Dimensions:
7.5 x 6.5 x 3 inches
Category:
Archived Artwork
Price:
(SOLD)
Availability:
No