Ken McNeil

Ken McNeil is a founding instructor of the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art in Terrace, BC. He is well known in the art community and has been involved in the production of major public works nationally and abroad. Ken has been carving for over 25 years and taught in Prince Rupert, Kitselas, Telegraph Creek, and the University of Alaska, Sitka, AK.

Ken apprenticed with his uncle Dempsey Bob and has assisted him on many of his monumental commissions as well as working on major private and corporate commissions of his own. With Stan Bevan, he carved a totem pole for Expo 92 in Seville and a house post for the First Nations House of Learning at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His work has been in many exhibitions and he is a leading artist of the new generation. 

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Raven Headdress
Ken McNeil (Tahltan)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven 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.

$11,000.00

Wolf Panel
Ken McNeil (Tahltan)

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is...

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws.

$6,500.00