James Harry is a Vancouver born artist. He is of Squamish Nation and European decent. At an early age, he began carving with his father, Xwalacktun. Similarly, he learned painting skills from his mother, Jennifer Kleinsteuber. In secondary school, James began his career as a professional artist, carving the door panels of the BC Aboriginal Sports Hall of Fame. He attended Emily Carr University of Art and Design, obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 2014.
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