John Alexander


January 14, 1962

Hazelton, BC

John Alexander's family crest is the Frog. His work includes jewellery in gold and silver. John received formal training in design and technique at Vancouver Community College from 1991 to 1993. He also trained with Gitksan artist Phil Janzé and Haida artist Don Yeomans. Prior to working as a fine art jeweller on a full-time basis, John was a welder and fabricator. His acquired knowledge of metallurgy has effectively been applied to his work with precious metals. John's jewellery is characterized by bold lines, deep carving, and flawless craftsmanship. He is also well-known for his use of repoussé carving.