Creation of the artist Erickson, Jonathan
Cultural Origin: Gitksan
Born in Terrace, BC, Jon is from the
Nak'azdli Band of the Gitksan Nation. In 2011
, Jon began working with Haida artist Clarence Mills to learn Native American printmaking and line style.
He then studied under the supervision of Nisga'a artist Robert Tait at the Native Education College in Vancouver in 2012 where he graduated from the Northwest Coast Jewellery Art Program. Throughout 2013, Jon worked as a teaching assistant in the Jewellery Art Program. During late 2013 and early 2014, Jon lived on Vancouver Island, furthering the printmaking techniques of
renowned Tsimshian artist, Roy Henry Vickers.