Jeffrey Skaflestad is a Tlingit carver and formline artist.  His art is inspired by ancestral influences and he has had wonderful mentors/teachers on his journey. These include; David Williams, Ernie Smeltzer, Gordon Greenwald, David Boxley, Steve Brown, Wayne Price, Greg Horner, Bill Holm and currently Scott Jensen.  Being true to the traditional style, and adhering to the strict rules of the Tlingit art form is what makes his art distinctive.