Dylan Thomas (b. 1986) is a Coast Salish artist from Victoria, British Columbia, descended from the Lyackson First Nation, Valdes Island, British Columbia. Dylan was exposed to Coast Salish art at a young age as his family upheld their culture and participated in their traditions.
Dylan has trained in jewelry design with the late artist Seletze, also known as Delmar Johnnie. He has apprenticed with renowned Kwakwaka’wakw artist Rande Cook in all other media. Some of Dylan’s artistic influences are Susan Point, Robert Davidson and the late Art Thompson.
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Text: Dylan Thomas.ca