Totem Poles are complex visual records of our family histories, illustrates our stories, conveys our relationships, or expresses our beliefs and experiences.
Totem poles typically hold images of human and non-human beings. First Nations peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast have developed relationships with these beings since time immemorial.
Calvin Hunt's 45 years of carving experience has generated an extremely knowledgeable Northwest Coast artist, whose passion for the arts is evident in the pieces he creates.
Known for his expertise in his diverse range of Kwakwaka’wakw totem pole carving, he has produced works of fine art whose sculpture stimulates, influences and communicates thought, emotions and beliefs.
His creativity and aesthetic sensibilities has been recognized by totem pole and fine art collectors around the world, giving him the reputation of an internationally acclaimed Kwagu’l artist whose integrity and commitment is evident by his reliability of completing projects in a timely manner and within budget.
The carving of totem poles is a fine art form unique to the Kwakwaka'wakw of the Northwest Coast of British Columbia.
Click on the next page "Slide Show of Commissioned Totem Poles" to view several of my past artistic work in Kwakwaka'wakw totem pole projects.
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