Jordan Straker is active/lives in Canada. Jordan Straker is known for woodcarver-equestrian-horse.
Biography Jordan Straker
The following, submitted April 2004, is from the artist.
Jordan Straker, a wood carver, began that pursuit 18 years ago when, as therapy for surgery to correct a partially paralyzed thumb, he picked up a Dremel tool. The rest, you could say, is woodcarving history.
His first carving, a bird, won a Best in Show Award at a British Columbia woodcarving show and competition, and to date, he has won 250 top awards including Collector's Choice for four consecutive years ('98, '99, '2000, 2001) at the Calgary Stampede's Western Art Auction. He is a five-time winner at both the Canadian Workshop Award and the Pacific Northwest Carving Championship. His work was named as the Artist's and Collector's Choice at the Alberta Art Essentia
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