FRANCIS HORNE, SR
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Born in Mount Vernon, Washington 1954. Raised in Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. Francis began carving in 1972 and credits the late Simon Charlie (Cowichan nation) an accomplished artist and prominent chief as a prestigious mentor.
Largely self-taught, Francis gained his knowledge and mastery of carving and design through Study of the Salish art form. Francis has been providing instruction in all aspects of carving for the past thirty-five years. He is a carving instructor at the University of the Fraser Valley. Francis has received international attention with collectors globally. Residing in the Fraser Valley, Francis enjoys a successful career as a Master Carver, tool craftsman, and a graphic designer. His reputation for elaborate detail, precise incisions and original design reflects both his expertise and dedication to maintaining a high standard of quality and collectability of his artwork.