Designed by Tamara Bell (Haida)
Abalone shell, surgical steel hooks
Length: 4.75 cm (excl. hook)
Width: 4.75 cm
Tamara was born into the Northwest Coast Haida Nation, and has attended Emily Carr and Toronto Schools of Art, UCLA as well as both Vancouver Film School and Capilano University for film studies.
Tamara spent her formative years in Hong Kong and Vancouver, B.C. In 1990. Tamara blazed a trail by opening “Pow Wow”, the first native owned art gallery in Toronto. Tamara relocated to Vancouver, B.C., where she opened Cedar Root Gallery. However, her interests in audio-visual arts lead her to her to direct and produce her first short film, 'the Hunt'. This short film travelled to film festivals globally and is part of the permanent film collection at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Since then, Tamara Bull has won awards at the Dreamspeakers Film Festival, The Leo Awards and produced television programs for Omni, JoyTV, Rogers, CTV, BCTV and APTN.