William Watts

eagle west coast art in cedar wood

Born: 1965 Male

William Watts was born in 1965 in Vancouver and belongs to the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation, William started carving when he was very young in 1976. He was taught by John August, Jim Yelton, and Floyd Joseph. While his family is originally from the West Coast of Vancouver Island, William works in a Coast Salish and Squamish style. He grew-up in North Vancouver. His work is characterized by bold formline and deep carving. He mainly creates wall plaques and small feast bowls.

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