TCC1007 Original Contemporary Haida Argillite Carving
Very nice workanship on this very fine example of a halibut inlaid with abalone. Carved by Neal Ryland of Haida Gwaii in 2009
Kevin Neal Ryland was born in Masset, Haida Gwaii May 5th 1968 and continues to live and work on Haida Gwaii and is from the Raven clan. He has been carving argillite since 1990, and he creates jewellery, boxes, model poles and sculptures. He learned to carve from Mike Brown and celebrated argillite carver, Christian White.