Eagle and Snake Plaque
Artist: Alfred Crocker
NorthWest Coast First Nations artist Alfred Crocker hand carved this stunning eagle and snake plaque from yellow cedar. Eagles are extremely loyal creatures who mate for life and are seen as symbols of peace and friendship. Alfred began carving 25 years ago under the watchful eye of his mentor and inspiration Tommy Paul. He gets the most enjoyment out of carving plaques and bowls.
About The Artist
Alfred was born in 1950, and is from Chemainus BC. He started carving in 1991 and was instructed by Tommy Paul, who is also his inspriration.
Alfred, who is also a fisherman by trade, enjoys carving plaques and bowls