Fred Alexie

Born: 1853  |  Died: 1939

Fred Alexie. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Painter. Port Simpson, Brithish Columbia. Active late 19th – early 20th century.

Fred Alexie made naive paintings in watercolours of the Skeena River area. He also made spirit carvings for the Tsimshian secret society rites.


Ref: Marius Barbeau. Exhibition of Canadian West Coast Art. Art Gallery of Ontario. 1928.

Ref: J. Russel Harper. A People’s Art. University of Toronto Press. 1974.

 Ref:Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1999)