Red Cedar - Owl Paddle - Ross Henderson - Kwakwaka'wakw

Owl, 24" Yellow Cedar Paddle

Ross Henderson (Kwakwaka'wakw)
Regular price CAD $250.00

Ross is a Kwakwaka’wakw artist and comes from the small island community of Alert Bay, BC located on the east coast of northern Vancouver Island. He is from the Henderson family from Campbell River and the Whonnock family from Fort Rupert, British Columbia. Ross has been wood carving for about twenty years and specializes in totem poles, rattles, paddles and masks. 

Yellow Cedar and Acrylic

24"L x 5 1/2"W x 1"D


Currently, Ross resides in Fort Rupert, BC. As a teenager he was influenced by his brother, Jonathan Henderson. He works with Kwakwaka’wakw artist, Trevor Hunt, and has been seriously carving since 2002. In 2015, Ross was commissioned through Lattimer Gallery to create a special double-sided paddle to commemorate Rocky Mountaineer Train Tours’ 25th Anniversary. He works in a traditional Kwakwaka'wakw style, and enjoys carving masks, Hamat'sa masks, and paddles.