Gary Wyatt is one of Canada’s foremost experts on art of the Northwest Coast and the co-owner of Spirit Wrestler Gallery, Vancouver’s leading gallery of First Nations art. He was educated at the Alberta College of Art and the University of British Columbia, where he also interned in museum studies and Northwest Coast art at the Museum of Anthropology. He was the curator of the Northwest Coast collection at the Inuit Gallery from 1987 to 1995. His books Spirit Faces: Contemporary Masks of the Northwest Coast and Mythic Beings: Spirit Art of the Northwest Coast were international best-sellers. He lives in Vancouver, BC.