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David Neel
, 1960-


David Neel is a prominent professional photographer, carver and jewelry designer of Kwaguitl heritage. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout Canada and the United States. He is descended from a long line of Kwagiutl artists.

Awards and Honors

1987 & 1988 Mungo Martin Memorial Award
1991 Canada Council Explorations Grant Contemporary Mask Series
1992 Smithsonian Institution – Community Scholar Grant


Online resources by or about David Neel:

David Neel Studio
Author: David Neel
Type: authorbio
Description: David Neel’s web site presents biographical information, and selected images of his photographic work, carvings, and jewelry designs.

URL: www.davidneel.com

Heard Museum: Interview with David Neel
Author: Heard Museum
Type: authorbio
Description: Contains an extensive interview with David Neel by the Heard Museum, for a August 1997 exhibit. Also contains a photo of the artist.

URL: http://www.heard.org/exhibits/7th/dn.html

Books by David Neel:

Neel, David. The great canoes : reviving a Northwest Coast tradition
Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 1995.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 1550541854

Neel, David. Our chiefs and elders : words and photographs of Native leaders
Vancouver : UBC Press, 1992.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 0774804114

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