Arthur “Potsie” Smith

Arthur Smith, also known as “Potsie”, was born on February 2, 1976. Potsie is from the ‘Na̱mg̱is First Nation of the Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw Peoples. He comes from a large family of artists, it’s no wonder he started doing art at a young age.

Potsie has worked with a number of artists and mentors including Francis Dick, Bobby Joseph, Andrew Webber, and the late Beau Dick. Potsie like to give away or donate his artwork but will occasionally sell his pieces. He has always loved doing art and continues to makes works of art in his spare time.