NoiseCat grew up in British Columbia’s remote mountainous interior with his mothers people, the Camin Lake Band of Shuswap Indians.
NoiseCat graduated from the prestigious Emily Carr College of Art and Design, where he studied printmaking.
In 1986 he headed to New York to work as a fine art lithographer at print shops including world-renowned Tyler Graphics.
NoiseCat states I live to work on a grand scale. Many of my pieces incorporate transformational elements that relate to the supernatural abilities prevalent in the spiritual and pre-contact history of my people.
He took the top prize at Portlands First Annual Indian Art Northwest Market with a freestanding, six foot square carved cedar screen. He has won many awards and recognitions for his bronze sculptures.