Born in 1969, Lyle Campbell is of the Sta-Sta-ass Songalth Tribe of the Kaighani People of Haida Gwaii. He is a member of the Eagle Clan of the Edenshaw (It-in-su) family, his great grandfather being Chief Albert Edward Edenshaw.
Lyle started drawing at the age of 8, and carving at the age of 14. He spent two years studying formal design at the Gitanmax School of Northwest Coast Art in K’san.
He has had the privilege of working with many talented artists including Tsimshian artist Henry Green and Haida artist Robert Davidson. Today Lyle is working in several mediums: Engraving in gold and silver; carving in red cedar, alder, yew and yellow cedar; carving argillite and print design. He is presently living and working in Victoria with his family.