David Boxley is active/lives in Alaska, Washington. David Boxley is known for ornamental totem wood carving, painting.
Biography David Boxley
Known for his elaborately decorated, symbolic totem poles, David Boxley
has been so succesful that they are placed in a wide variety of
locations: Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida; Knott's Berry Farm in
California; the office of the Mayor and Microsoft Corporation in
Seattle, Washington; and in the collections of the Emperor of Japan;
the king and queen of Sweden; the President of West Germany, and the
Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage.
He began making his totems in 1992 in his native village of Metlakatla,
Alaska, which "sealed his reputation as a culture bearer" for his
Tsimshian tribe. From his youth, he has had such
strong feelings about non-native teachers coming to the remote island
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