Sebastian, Robert

Robert Sebastian

Gitksan

BORN:1952

BIRTHPLACE:Hazelton, BC

Robert E. Sebastian is a member of the Wolf Clan of the House of Spookx from the Gitxsan Nation. His works have appeared throughout world collections, including the British Royal family's. Presently, Robert works as a journalist for the Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs office. In his spare time, he carves, paints, and writes. A special highlight in Robert’s career included a supporting role in the made-for-television documentary The Newcomers, commissioned by Esso of Canada. In addition, a Mountain Ram print was chosen by Monty Basset for his documentary Sheep of Stone, which aired on the Discovery Channel. Robert now makes his home in Hazelton, BC, but the city of Prince George, BC, is his home away from home. This city has presented his prints to the Mayors of Aomori and Sapporo in Japan, Lulea and Kiruna in Sweden, and Teipei.

 

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