Full Moon Mask
Artist: Randy Frank
This mask is used in our traditional Potlatch ceremonies. In the dance there are two masks that come out; the Full Moon Mask and the Half Moon Mask. This dance is more of a fun interactive dance that breaks up the more serious parts of a potlatch.
Carved out of red cedar with cedar bark on top. 8" x 5" x 15 1/2"
About The Artist
Randy FrankRandy Frank was born in the Comox Valley in 1974. He is the son of Stan & Carol Frank, with ancesters from both Comox and Sechelt. Randy began sketching and drawing designs at an early age, expanding his talents after graduation. He obtained his first formal carving training in 1997 & 1998; Randy first attended a Canoe Building Course with Mervin Childs & Calvin Hunt, and the following year he took a Mask Carving Course with Max Chikite. Randy was drawn into the carvers world and has spent the years expanding his artistic talents carving masks, sculptures, Totems and Traditional Cedar Canoes.
Randy Frank is currently attenting North Island College, working toward his Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although busy, he still makes time for local charities & schools. Randy has worked with high school students in the Northwest Territories and Comox Valley teaching basic carving techniques through school projects.
Over the years, Randys artistic creations have been sold to throughout the globe to private collectors and galleries.