Robert Charles Davidson
Robert Charles Davidson is active/lives in British Columbia, Alaska / Canada. Robert Davidson is known for wood carving, printmaking, jewelry making, teaching.
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Biography Robert Charles Davidson
Robert Charles Davidson CM, OBC, DFA, LLD, RCA (1946)
"The only way tradition can be carried on is to keep inventing new things." - Robert Davidson (1)
An important Canadian printmaker, painter, carver, sculptor, jewellery maker and educator, Robert Charles Davidson was born in Hydaberg, Alaska and currently divides his time between Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) and Vancouver, British Columbia. Davidson is an icon of Haida Art* and perhaps its greatest living Canadian artist. His awards include the Order of British Columbia (1995) and the Order of Canada (1996). His works are in numerous private and corporate collections, and hundreds of examples are in Canadian museums.
His mediums include serigraph*, lithograp
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