Richie Brown is a member of the Coast Salish people. He is a resident of Nanaimo, which is on the East Coast of Vancouver Island. Richie comes from the Brown family; father Noel Brown. Richie has been around arts and culture since a young boy with his Father Noel Brown and his Uncles Matthew Baker and Richard Baker. Lewis and Craig Manson.
With such a strong artistic background, Richie has been interested in art all his life. You can currently find Richie assisting Noel Brown on his totem pole for the Snuneymuxw Village at Nanaimo Waterfront.
I-Hos Gallery presents a collection of traditional and contemporary Northwest Coast artwork produced by First Nations artists. I-Hos Gallery is Band owned and operated by K'omoks First Nation. Our culture is expressed through our art. We are located between Courtenay and Comox on Vancouver Island, on the site of the original K’omoks Village. We deal directly with all of our First Nation artists and provide you with all legends and artist biographies. I-Hos Gallery is Band owned and operated by K'omoks First Nations and has been est. since 1995.