Trevor Hunt

Trevor Hunt was born March 9, 1975. He is part of the great Hunt family of Fort Rupert on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. He comes from a long line of hereditary carvers and artists that have been instrumental in the survival of the Kwagiulth art form on the Northwest Coast. His father is Stan Hunt, his grandfather was Henry Hunt and his great-grandfather was Mungo Martin.

He has been painting original graphic interpretations of Kwagiulth myths and stories for fourteen years and two years ago started carving wood under the tutelage of his father Stan and his brother Jason. His others teachers include Tim Alfred and David Knox.
He recently completed a thirty-eight foot painting of a Killerwhale on the roof of a resort in Telegraph, B.C. and designed the logo for the Thunderbird Shopping Plaza in Port Hardy, B.C.

In 1994 he was chosen to be published after a nationwide search for young artists. In 1995 he designed the logo for Kwagiulth District Counsel. In 1996 he published four limited edition prints.

Trevor currently lives in Fort Rupert, the traditional home of the Kwagiulth people, with his wife and two children. He continues to study the Kwagiulth art form.