Randy Stiglitz is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia. He was born of Cree descent and is a member of the Salish Nation, living in Vancouver, British Columbia. Through his interest in the Native arts, he moved to the Capilano Indian reservation at the age of seventeen. After spending five years there, he moved to Victoria, British Columbia where he worked under the direction of Gene Brabant. The genius of Stiglitz’s art is in his mask carving.