Jody Broomfield, Squamish Nation. Jody is a well respected Coast Salish artist. He has been carving since 1999, he has always taken it very seriously. As a young child growing up, Jody had observed and studied the art form with his uncles Jim Paull & David Nahanee. Jody apprenticed with Klatle-Bhi (ClothBay), a well known Kwakwaka’wakw/Coast Salish artist in a studio within the Capilano community, North Vancouver.
Jody was commissioned to paint murals for Carson Graham Secondary School, Keith Lynn Secondary School, Esla7’han Learning Centre and the Squamish Nation Youth Centre in North Vancouver.
Jody has also designed several logos and themes for the Squamish Nation Recreation Centre. He has assisted several projects such as totems, wall panels, doors and large masks, with several artists. From this experience Jody has completed many commissioned pieces of art and designed the Four Host First Nations logo for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Jody’s work may be found in public and private collections throughout the world and in the Great Hall of the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre.