John Alexander is a jewellery artist of Gitksan ancestry. He apprenticed under, and now works with, well-known Northwest Coast artist, Phil Janzé.
Alexander’s initial introduction to Northwest Coast Native art and design was made by Haida Artist, Don Yeomans. Alexander has also studied Fine Art at Langara College in Vancouver, BC. He first learned sketching and painting, and has since then taken up the art of goldsmithing.