Brent Sparrow is a member of the Musqueam First Nation in Vancouver. Brent began his apprenticeship in 2006, carving with his mother, Susan Point, and master carver John Livingston.
He worked with his mother on the creation and installation of several major public art pieces, including pieces for the Seattle Art Museum, the City of Vancouver, the City of Richmond, the Seattle Children’s Hospital, Stanley Park Gateways, the Vancouver Convention Centre, YVR Skytrain Station and has recently created commissioned art work for CBC, and for VANOC Killarney Community Centre.
Brent creates art to explore and expand the possibilities of his heritage and Coast Salish style, paying tribute to his Salish legacy. With a commitment to contributing to his own Salish culture, he uses his heritage as a base to create a range of unique and original pieces.