David Neel

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Birthday
7, 1960
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian mixed-media artist and photographer known for carving in the Kwakwaka'wakw style. He became known, albeit controversially, for making masks that comment on modern society.

Before Fame

Before studying carving, he trained as a photographer in the United States for several years.

Trivia

In the 1990's, he wrote two books about native cultures.

Family Life

His father, Dave Neel Sr., and grandmother, Ellen Neel, were also carvers in the Kwakwaka'wakw tradition.

Associated With

Jerry Harris is another well-known sculpter and mixed-media artist.