Hamilton, Ron 1948-

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HAMILTON, Ron 1948-

PERSONAL: Native-American name, Ki-ke-in; born 1948, in Aswinis, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Education: University of British Columbia, B.A., 1992.

ADDRESSES: Home—Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada. Office—Department of Art, Malaspina College, 900 Fifth St., Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada V9R 5S5.

CAREER: Graphic artist, carver, painter, illustrator, printmaker, and jewelry designer, sometimes under the name Ki-ke-in. British Columbia Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, apprentice to carver Henry Hunt, 1971; Malaspina College, teacher of Northwest Coast art, 1995—. Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, interviewer and researcher. Also worked as fisherman, drafter, dancer, composer, and drummer. Exhibitions: Work represented in solo and group exhibitions at Royal British Columbia Museum, Vancouver Art Gallery, Port Alberni Museum, British Museum, London, England, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan, and elsewhere in British Columbia.


We Sing to the Universe: Poems, [Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada], 1994.

Contributor to periodicals, including British Columbia Studies.



Halpin, Marjorie, editor, Ki-ke-in: The Drawings, University of British Columbia Press (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1997.

St. James Guide to Native North-American Artists, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1998, pp. 287-288.*

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