A Northwest Coast Indian artist for 30 years, David Neel works in a variety of media, including: carving, jewelry, photography and print-making. He works with cedar, alder, gold, silver and platinum to create Pacific Native art that reflects the rich cultural heritage of his people, the Kwakiutl First Nation of Vancouver Island, Canada. This website allows you to browse both his Native Indian jewelry and art.
This website offers quality Northwest Coast Indian jewelry and art by Kwakiutl Native artist David Neel. A fifth generation First Nations traditional artist, he descends from a long line of Kwawak'awakw artists, including: Dave Neel Senior, Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin and Charlie James. David Neel Studio allows you to communicate with the artist to design custom Native Indian jewelry or carvings. Inquire about our top-quality Native Indian wedding bands and diamond engagement rings.
David Neel is a professional photographer and hereditary Northwest Coast Native artist. He apprenticed as a photographer in Kansas and Texas before returning to Vancouver; he now photographs contemporary Native Indian culture in the Canada and the USA. He has published two photography books about Pacific Indigenous culture, and his third is in progress; he has had solo exhibitions in major public institutions, such as: the Smithsonian Institution - NMAI, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography and the National Library of Canada.
We offer Northwest Coast Indian jewelry, specializing in quality made to order Native wedding rings, engagement bands, pendants earrings and bracelets by David Neel, Kwakiutl. Whether you prefer Haida art, Coast Salish art, Kwakiutl art or another style of Northwest Coast Native art, you will find a good selection on our website. You can order custom Pacific Coastal Indian hand engraved rings, pendants, earrings or bracelets with the Indigenous animal symbol of your choice. Our Native-owned business allows you to communicate with the artist to design exceptional custom Native jewelry.
Our website represents the art of Northwest Coast Native artist David Neel, who descends from a long line of traditional Pacific Northwest Indian artists, including: Dave Neel Senior, Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin and Charlie James. In the 1980's he apprenticed with Kwakwakwak'awakw masters Wayne Alfred and Beau Dick, and for 30 years he's followed the Kwakiutl tradition of carving masks, totem poles, canoes, rattles and bent-wood boxes. He spent years studying the various Pacific Native art styles, including: Coast Salish art, Haida art and Tsimshian art before developing his personal vision of contemporary Northwest Coast Indian art.
At this website you can browse images of the classic pieces of Northwest Coast Native art by some of the great Indian artists of the past. David Neel has spent decades studying Pacific Coastal Indian art and this website offers a glimpse of Northwest Coast Native art history, the carvings, and the artists who have influenced this generation of Kwakiutl, Haida, Salish, Tsimshian and Tlingit carvers. Featured artists include: Charlie James, Mungo Martin, Ellen Neel, Bill Reid and Beau Dick.
A collection of art and history from David Neel and displayed on Instagram.
A collection of art and history from David Neel and displayed on Pinterest.