Matthew Helgesen

P.O. Box 8893
Ketchikan
, Alaska
99901

(907) 617-2642

matthewhelgesen@yahoo.com

Matthew J. Helgesen is an emerging yet accomplished artist born in Ketchikan, Alaska, and raised in Hydaburg, Alaska. He now lives in Ketchikan. Matthew is from the Kaigani Haida of the Eagle Clan, and has studied under Warren Peele of Hydaburg and as an apprentice of Norman Jackson of Ketchikan.

His inspiration comes from a deep respect and longing to honor the traditions and heritage of his people. Matthew has carved works on exhibit at the Tongass Historical Museum in Ketchikan, Sealaska Corporation in Juneau as well as in various private collections throughout Alaska.

Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Wood

Carving

Northwest Coast Traditional Carving