Troy Baker

wolf west coast art in cedar wood

Born: 1973 Male

Troy Baker was born on December 2nd, 1973 in Gibson’s, British Columbia, Canada. This area is representative of the Squamish Nation, Coast Salish people who inhabit the southern region of the province. Troy takes the Thunderbird, known to be the most powerful mythical creature, as his family crest. Troy has been carving for fifteen years and reveals that Warren Joseph taught him the essentials of carving when he was 15. During his carving career, Troy has worked with Peter Charlie and Darren Yelton, two artists well known for three dimensional carving style, however it was his uncle Matthew Baker who most influenced Troy’s style and form. Presently, he specializes in masks, plaques and totem poles.

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