Heron & Frog Paddle, Luke Marston (Salish), Yellow Cedar, acrylic, abalone, 5′ x 6″ x 1″, POR

Original size is 667 × 655 pixels

“I am inspired by the legacy of my ancestors. My work is a reflection of the respect I feel for the master carvers of long ago. I believe as an artist, that we have to find a balance between traditional and contemporary art, and at the same time evolve and grow as Coast Salish people.”