Ridgeway Elementary School Welcome Pole

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Artist: Yelton, Darren
Category: Community
Status: Existing
Sponsor: Ridgeway Elementary School North Vancouver School District #44

Indigenous

Traditional Squamish Nation Welcome Figure carved by the artist at Ridgeway Elementary School with the participation of Ridgeway students.

Specifications

Carved wood, paint

About the Artist:
Darren Yelton is a Squamish Nation artist born in North Vancouver, BC in 1961. He began carving with his father and two brothers at the age of thirteen.  Darren's carving is inspired by the stories and myths of the West Coast Salish Community. His refined contemporary style has made his work much sought after by international collectors. He lives and teaches in North Vancouver.