Richard Hunt is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada. Richard Hunt is known for wood carver-totem and mask, prinmaking, painting.
Biography Richard Hunt
The chief carver at Thunderbird Park in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Richard Hunt is part of a family tradition of carving works devoted to the revival of traditional Northwest Coast artwork.
His grandfather, Mungo Martin, was one of the last living carvers of Kwa-giulth tribe of northern Vancouver Island, and founder of the program at Thunderbird Park. Then his son Henry, Richard's father, took over. Of this lineage, Richard says: "My father promised my grandfather that one of us from the village would always be there."
Richard Hunt grew up in Victoria in a family of 13 children and was the first member of his family to finish high school. In his youth, he crafted small boats and masks and also excelled in soccer, foo
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