Charles Silverfox (Tlingit)

Charles Silverfox

"Art connects me with my family, my culture, and our traditions"

Charles Silverfox was born in Whitehorse, Yukon. He is of Tlingit northern Tutchone and Irish ancestry. Charles has lived and worked in British Columbia since 1980. He primarily works in pen and ink. Charles received his introduction to this form of art from his older brother, Mark Preston (Tenna tsa the,) a well known Yukon artist and jeweler. Charles says that his art is a reflection of his traditional values and his high esteem for all living things in the natural world.