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Bill (William Ronald) Reid

 (1920 - 1998)
Bill (William Ronald) Reid was active/lived in British Columbia, Ontario / Canada.  Bill Reid is known for wood carving, sculpture, prints, graphics, jewelry making.

Bill (William Ronald) Reid

William Ronald Reid (AKA: Bill Reid) was a very important Canadian sculptor, carver, print maker, graphic artist, jewellery maker, illustrator, author and broadcaster.  He elevated the stature of Haida (Indian) art from the category of an ethnological curiosity to a highly respected fine art form.  Since his death, the degree of his contribution to the 20th Century renaissance of Haida art and even the authorship of some of his best known works has become controversial.  However, there is no dispute that he was Haida art's most famous leader in the last three decades of the century and of his life.

He was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and died in Vancouver, British Columbia where he had lived muc  ...  Displaying 750 of 11839 characters.

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About  Bill (William Ronald) Reid

Born:  1920 - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Died:   1998 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Known for:  wood carving, sculpture, prints, graphics, jewelry making