Gilbert Dawson

Gilbert has been carving since 1995. He has worked with Beau Dick, Bruce Alfred, Sam Shaughnessy, Don Svanvyc, Joe Pederson and Joe Wilson. He has also immersed himself in the Kwakwala language and has learned more than 75 ceremonial songs. Gilbert is the nephew of jewellery carver, John Lancaster. In July of 2001, he carved many masks for a potlatch hosted by James Speck. Gilbert holds Wolf, Sun and Sisiutl as his crests.

4 items

Eclipse of the Moon Mask
Gilbert Dawson (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Measurements do not include feathers.

Measurements do not include feathers.

$1,800.00

Mosquito Mask
Gilbert Dawson (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Mask Height on Base: 13 ½" HBase: 6 ¼" W x 13" L

Mask Height on Base: 13 ½" HBase: 6 ¼" W x 13" L

$1,500.00

Mosquito Mask
Gilbert Dawson (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Mask Height on Base: 9 ½"Base: 5 ¼" W x 6" D

Mask Height on Base: 9 ½"Base: 5 ¼" W x 6" D

$600.00

Raven Mask
Gilbert Dawson (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Mask Height on Base: 9"Base: 5 ¼" W x 6" DRaven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture her...

Mask Height on Base: 9"Base: 5 ¼" W x 6" DRaven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$500.00