Shawn Hunt

Shawn Hunt is a Heiltsuk artist currently based in Vancouver, B.C. His work takes on a complexity of influence from both his training in traditional design, wood and jewelry carving and his engagement with contemporary questions of subversion, preconception and fluid meanings.

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Gallery Exhibitions:

Shawn Hunt, Reclining Figure, 2016
Shawn Hunt, Reclining Figure, 2016, Red Cedar, Yellow Cedar, Horsehair 17” H x 10” W x 12.5” L
Shawn Hunt, The Storyteller, 2015
Shawn Hunt, The Storyteller, 2015, Red Cedar, Yellow Cedar, Paint, Horsehair 29” H x 22 W x 15” L
Shawn Hunt, Raven Column, 2016; Shawn Hunt, Navigator, 2016
Shawn Hunt, (Left) Raven Column, 2016, Yellow Cedar, Horsehair, 27” H x 9” W x 102” L ; Shawn Hunt, (Right) Navigator, 2016, Yellow Cedar, Horsehair, 27.5” H X 15” W X 9” L
Shawn Hunt, Goddess, 2016
Goddess, 2016, Red Cedar, Yellow Cedar, Horsehair 97” H X 23” W X 20L
Ancestors /Sky People, 48 x67 inches, acrylic on canvas
Ancestors /Sky People, 48 x67 inches, acrylic on canvas recently exhibited at the Burrard Art Foundation, Vancouver.
Shapeshifter/The Watcher, 36 x 48 inches, acrylic on canvas
Shapeshifter/The Watcher, 36 x 48 inches, acrylic on canvas, recently exhibited at the Burrard Art Foundation, Vancouver.
Plushy Souvenir, 2014, fun fur, stuffing, 8’h x 5’w edition of 3 (unique), AP
Plushy Souvenir, 2014, fun fur, stuffing, 8’h x 5’w edition of 3 (unique), AP
Flipping the Bird, 2014 red cedar, 8’ h x 75”
Flipping the Bird, 2014 red cedar, 8’ h x 75”
Object attributed to Shawn Hunt, 2014 acrylic on canvas, 86” x 62”
Object attributed to Shawn Hunt, 2014 acrylic on canvas, 86” x 62”
Shawn Hunt
Mask, 2011, cedar, acrylic paint, length 16″ x depth 10″ x width 14.5″
Shawn Hunt
Odalisque, 2014, red cedar, yellow cedar, length 50″ x height 41″ x width 21″
Shawn Hunt
Raven GT, 2011, red cedar, acrylic paint, twine, length 35″ x width 1″ x height 1″