ALAN HUNT is of Kwakwaka’wakw and Tlingit ancestry and currently resides in Alert Bay, BC. In 2013, Hunt was mentored by renowned carvers Wayne Alfred, Marcus Alfred, and Bruce Alfred. In 2015, he began his apprenticeship under master carver Beau Dick, which lasted until Dick’s death in 2017. He assisted Dick in the creation of works for Documenta 14. Hunt dedicates his practice to the promotion of Kwakwaka’wakw culture and carves in both Kwakwaka’wakw and Tlingit styles. He received his chieftainship from his grandfather, Chief Alfred (Hutch) Hunt, in 2015.
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