Richard Shorty

Richard Shorty was born in 1959 into the Northern Tutchone First Nation. Richard is a self taught artist. He was raised in Whitehorse, Yukon and moved to Vancouver in 1978 where he began his career as a graphic artist.

Richard’s unique style combines elements of traditional and contemporary design. He is an extremely versatile artist, having worked on drums, paddles, masks, boxes and rattles as well as his paintings. His pieces are collected nationwide.

Richard lives his life for his family, his art and his strong spiritual belief. Read More...