Jack Hudson is active/lives in Alaska. Jack Hudson is known for wood-carver-Indian, silkscreen.
Biography Jack Hudson
An Alaskan sculptor of wood, Jack Hudson was born in Metlakatla, Alaska in 1936. His heritage is from the Gitnachngeek tribe of the coastal Tsimpshian Indians, from British Columbia, Canada. In 1887 a large group of Tsimpshian Indians migrated from Canada to settle at "New Metlakatla, in Southeast Alaska. Jack Hudson is a member of the Wolf Clan and a direct descendent of John and Mary Hudson, two of the earliest pioneers of Melakatla.
Hudson has been creatively artistic since grade school, but was not exposed to Northern Northwest Coastal Indian art until 1965. It was a desire to learn more about his Tsimpshian culture that led Hudson to combine his artistic skill with his heritage. The result has been some of the finest Indian art
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