Calvin Hunt (artist)

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Calvin Hunt (born 1956, Kwakiutl) is a Canadian First Nations artist from Fort Rupert, British Columbia. The Kwakiutl are part of the larger nation Kwakwaka'wakw.

He was born in 1956, a descendant of the renowned Tlingit ethnologist George Hunt. He was apprenticed as a teenager to his second cousin Tony Hunt, an artist and carver.

He is a woodcarver and owns his own gallery. He was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.[1]


  1. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013.


  • Hunt, Ross (2007) "The Hunt Family's Trip to West Germany to Attend the Bundesgarten Show." Anthropology News, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 20–21.
  • Macnair, Peter L., Alan L. Hoover, and Kevin Neary (1984) The Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Northwest Coast Indian Art. Vancouver, B.C.: Douglas & McIntyre.