Wolf Headdress with Frog Design by J. Bradley Hunt, Heiltsuk
Wolf Headdress with Frog Design by J. Bradley Hunt, Heiltsuk red cedar, inlays of hand carved copper, painted leather, pigment 18” tall x 15” long x 9” wide
J. Bradley Hunt (b. 1946) is a self-taught artist who has been a mentor and a teacher to his two sons, Dean and Shawn Hunt. He attended the Vancouver School of Art for two years, and then graduated with a double major BEd in the Arts from the University of British Columbia in 1973.
Bradley taught elementary school for eleven years before becoming a full-time artist in 1985. He works primarily in wood, creating elaborate totem poles, panels, and masks, but he also works in silver and gold. His carvings, prints, and logos have been displayed and purchased both nationally and internationally in Japan, Russia, and Germany. He is now based in Sechelt, BC.