Marven Tallio
Marven is a member of the Nuxalk nation formerly known as the Bella Coola. The Killer whale, Grizzly Bear and eagle are his predominant crest symbols. Marven started carving at the age 7, and then studied jewelry design under master carver Derek Wilson of Haisla. Marven’s father, Glen Tallio, an accomplished mask carver has passed on this age-old tradition to young Marven. With the enhancement of his design knowledge and exploring a variety of medium. His artworks have gained international reputation.