George Pennier

George was born in Mission City, B.C. in 1957. He began his career in 1976 when he started carving and designing with help from his cousin, Willis Peters. Later in 1980 George attended Tony Hunt’s designing and carving course and then, in 1981, worked with Floyd Joseph and apprenticed under Beau Dick and Francis Horne.

In addition to silkscreen prints, George works primarily in wood, carving masks, bowls, plaques and totem poles.

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