Shawn Aster: Unleashed Imagination

Shawn’s refreshing and individual perspective on traditional Tsimshian mythology is the result of many years of dedication to the art and history of his Gitxaala people. Dedicated to creating living art and to honoring his cultural history, Shawn’s unique interpretations of Tsimshian characters reflect both stories told during his childhood and rare stories discovered through meticulous research. Shawn’s unusual and lesser-known figures are delightfully brought to life in mask form through his undeniable skill and his unleashed imagination.

Shawn Aster:
Unleashed Imagination

Shawn’s refreshing and individual perspective on traditional Tsimshian mythology is the result of many years of dedication to the art and history of his Gitxaala people. Dedicated to creating living art and to honoring his cultural history, Shawn’s unique interpretations of Tsimshian characters reflect both stories told during his childhood and rare stories discovered through meticulous research. Shawn’s unusual and lesser-known figures are delightfully brought to life in mask form through his undeniable skill and his unleashed imagination.

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