David Kenneth Quist

Plains Native Artist David Kenneth Quist from Cree Nation

Cree Nation

David Quist was born in 1944 and has become a highly accomplished First Nations artist of mixed aboriginal descent.

Trained professionally in gemology, he has also an upgrading in advanced technical gold-smithing. Thus, his background and dedication have made him a talented jewelry artist in both the mediums of sterling silver and gold.

During his early years, he has worked with Haida jewelry artists Frank Paulson and Alvin Adkins who have influenced his style.

At present, David resides in Vancouver, B.C. in order to be in closer proximity to his supplier base and those galleries who represent his work.