Arnold Frank

Wood Carver, First Nations

Clayoquot Sound • Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nations

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Arnold Frank's name is Tlihsimyas, which means white wolf on beach. He is from the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. Arnold Frank began carving in 2001. He finds carving relaxing and healing.

Artist Statement

"Many of the stories I carve are from my parents. Something will come to me. I find the whole perspective of the piece change as I go along" - Arnold Frank -