Patrick (Paddy) Seaweed

Northwest Coast Native Artist Patrick Paddy Seaweed from Kwakwaka'wakw Nation

Kwakwaka’wakw Nation

Patrick Seaweed was born July 24, 1955, in Alert Bay, British Columbia. He is well-known for his silver jewelry carving and has a distinctive Nimpkish style. he trained under renowned Master carver and fellow Kwakwaka’wakw artist, Lloyd Wadhams Sr. Both of Seaweed’s brothers, Alfred and Norman, are also recognized Kwakwaka’wakw artists.