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Corrine Hunt

Co-Designer of the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Medals

A Vancouver, BC-based artist of Komoyue and Tlingit heritage.

Corrine’s large body of work includes engraved gold and silver jewelry and accessories, custom furnishings in carved stainless steel and reclaimed wood, modern totem poles and other sculptural installations.

A member of the Raven Gwa'wina clan from Ts'akis, a Komoyue village on Vancouver Island, Corrine’s rich family history includes internationally renowned First Nations artists Henry, Richard and Tony Hunt, all of whom have influenced her art. Uncle Norman Brotchie was also an early teacher and mentor. Corrine too has mentored First Nations and other artists and continues to be a strong and vocal supporter of the arts in British Columbia.

Co-Designing and making the 2010 Winter Games medals was a two-year project for Corrine. It was a collaborative effort between Corinne, internationally renowned industrial designer, Omer Arbel, the Royal Canadian Mint, Teck Resources Limited, and VANOC's in-house design team.

The blueprints for these medals were based on two large master artworks (Olympic and Paralympic), from which each of the medals was hand-cropped. No crop is the same as another so that ensures every medal is unique. Corrine chose the orca as the motif for the Olympic medals, and the raven as the motif for the Paralympic medals.
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