Davidson, Robert Charles

DAVIDSON, Robert Charles, artist (b 4 Nov 1946, Hydaburg, AK). He grew up in MASSET on the QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS, where he began carving as a teenager, working in wood and ARGILLITE under the instruction of his HAIDA father and grandfather. He moved to VANCOUVER in 1965 to complete high school, then apprenticed with the carver Bill REID. Davidson attended the Vancouver School of Art 1967–70 (see EMILY CARR INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN). In Masset in 1969 he carved his first TOTEM POLE, the...

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