Dwayne Simeon

Dwayne Simeon is a multi-talented artist, working as a woodcarver, painter and jewellery maker. He is a master carver of high quality in all of these media, keeping with traditional museum quality Northwest Coast art. 

In 1977, Simeon entered an apprenticeship under renowned artists Tony Hunt and John Livingston. Over the next few years, he studied jewellery design at the Vancouver Vocational Institute, as well as, silkscreen production with Philip Oppenheimer at the Vancouver Indian Centre. From 1983 to 1986, Simeon taught three woodcarving and design courses in Vancouver. 

During the important exhibition, Down from the Shimmering Sky held at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Simeon participated in the Artist In Residence program.

Simeon works in Kwakwaka'wakw, Haida, and Bella Coola styles. He has studied these styles of design and their accompanying histories. His art can be found in numerous museums, galleries, and private collections in Canada and the United States.


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Kwa-Kiulth Whales
Dwayne Simeon (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Available framed for $1000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Killer Whales are widely cons...

Available framed for $1000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, killer whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth, unity and travel. Some prominent characteristic traits of Killer Whale are a rounded snout, blowhole, a dorsal fin, pectoral fins and a tail.

$700.00