Jim Hart is a Haida artist and master carver from the Queen Charlotte Islands whose works are in private and public collections worldwide. He started apprenticing over 20 years ago with Haida carvers Robert Davidson and Bill Reid. Hart’s commissions include the royal family in Sweden, clients in Canada and the United States, the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, as well as restoring an old Haida pole for the Smithsonian in New York City. He has had solo exhibitions in Vancouver and Singapore and set up a booth in the Louvre in Paris with other international artisans. In 1999, he became hereditary chief of the Eagle Clan of Haida Gwaii.