August 10, 1961
Skidegate, Haida Gwaii
Clayton Gladstone is based out of Skidegate on Haida Gwaii, and is a member of the Eagle clan. His grandfather was Haida artist Charles Gladstone. Clayton has been carving since 1977, and he trained with Haida artist Bill Reid, in the late 1970s. In 2002, Clayton ran a tool-making course through the Haida Arts Co-op on Haida Gwaii. Recently, Clayton has been involved with the Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate, and teaches carving techniques at the Centre’s Solitary Raven House.