Gary Olver is a contemporary carver and jewelry maker. Gary Olver was born in Pas, Manitoba in the year 1966. Gary Olver is of Cree decent.
Olver found inspiration to create art from some Haida artists.Olver was visiting an uncle who was stationed at Massett, Queen Charlotte Island. It was here Olver was able to watch working artists mastering their craft.
When the artist was younger he began a promising career as actor. Olver worked in film and television working on the X-Files and Highlander. Olver’s acting career was short when he was hit by a car whilst riding a bike and suffered much damage to his face and even memory loss which has recovered over time.
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In this clip a closer look at the artist in action carving a pipe:
I enjoy the variety of faces produced by the artist. He does a great job of mixing profiles with straight on faces which makes his work very intriguing to look at!