Country/Region: Northwest Coast (view other artists)
Village: Alert Bay
Chris descends from the Thunderbird Clan of the Namgis tribe (in Alert Bay) of the Kwakwaka'wakw Nation. He grew up surrounded by traditional culture and is a Potlatch Chief in his traditional big house. He studied metalworking in high school and silversmithing at Camosun College while working on his undergrad from the University of Victoria. He has been expanding his metal working skills by travelling to New York and Tuscany, Italy to study with world renown Bulgarian Silversmith Valentin Yotkov.
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665 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 1G6
Monday - Saturday: 9:30 - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 12 - 5 pm
Extended Summer hours.
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We are located on Fort Street and Broad, across from the Downtown Bay Centre Mall.
A short walk from the inner harbour.