Headdress depicting Eagle and Human by Carl Stromquist, Salish
Headdress depicting Eagle and Human, 1997 by Carl Stromquist, Salish yellow cedar, pigment 5" high x 8.5" wide x 14" deep
Carl Stromquist is of Salish decent. He focuses on the forms and designs of his cultural heritage. In 1992, he began producing Northwest Coast art in the form of paintings. He studied under Salish artist, George Pennier, and started carving wood in 1997. Stromquist also collaborated with glass artist Douglas Baker, and is currently casting stainless steel with him.
Stromquist is influenced by the art of Robert Davidson, Dempsey Bob, Chales Edenshaw, and Bill Reid. He has a keen appreciation of Northern design. His carvings have gained National and International recognition.