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Alvin Eli Amason

 (born 1948)
Alvin Eli Amason is active/lives in Alaska.  Alvin Amason is known for modernist animal, wildlife, sculpture.

Biography  
Alvin Eli Amason


The following, submitted April 2003, is from the artist.

Born and raised in Kodiak, and of Alutiiq ancestry, Alvin Amason is an Alaskan painter, who depicts the state's wildlife with humor, affection, and respect. "Alaskan

His art wasn't always whimsical. After graduating from Kodiak High, Amason went to Central Washington University and attempted to become a mechanical engineer, but found the line drawing and rigid rules of the discipline off-putting. "One day I signed up for a watercolor class and just loved it," he said. "I stuck with that. It was a hard decision because my family was into commercial fishing and my grandfather was a bear guide. So I had opportunities to go into these areas."

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About  Alvin Eli Amason

Born:  1948 - Kodiak, Alaska
Known for:  modernist animal, wildlife, sculpture