Artist: Mike Martin
NorthWest Coast First Nations artist Mike Martin hand carved this unique Beaver plaque. Mike has been carving for many years now. He has studied as an apprentice under his uncles Joe and Willie Dan. His carving career began in La Conner, Washington.
It measures approximately 9 inches long, 1/2 an inch wide and 6 1/2 inches tall.
About The Artist
Mike MartinMicheal Martin has been carving for eight years under the apprenticeship of his uncle Joe Dan and Willie Dan of the Musqueam Reserve.
Micheal was born in Omak, Washingto on February 22, 1965. His mother is from the Colville Band in Washington State and his father is a member of the Nanaimo Band. Micheal spent his early years in La Conner, Washington where he began his carving career.
Micheal is married with three children, and lives in Nanaimo, B.C. where he carves out of his home.