Kristy Crawford is a Haida artist from the Eagle K’aawaas Clan of Kiusta, Haida Gwaii, B.C. Born and raised in Masset, she was exposed to art through out her life in many different ways, and she always had a passion for learning new things.
This lead her to the Freda Diesing School of Fine Arts in 2009, where she learned how to draw, paint, and carve under the instruction of Stan Bevan, Ken McNeil, and Dempsey Bob. Kristy completed her certificate in 2010, then took time off to raise her daughter. Later, she completed her diploma in 2014.
She is now continuing her studies of Haida Art, learning from her mentor and husband James Crawford, whom she met in Art school.
She currently resides in Victoria, B.C., working as a full time artist, raising her two children, Addison and Laken.
She produces many different types of art including carving, painting, photography, video production, regalia, knitting, and crocheting.
“I have Art flowing through my blood, born and raised a proud Haida from Masset, Haida Gwaii, B.C. I have been creating my own take on traditional Haida Art to stay connected to my Haida roots.”