2019 was an incredibly active year for Alvah (AJ), Christine, and Carved By The Sea.  Here’s a look at some of the highlights…

One Of A Kind Show, Toronto

What an experience!  Alvah was selected by the One Of A Kind Show in Toronto as a new artist.  Alvah and Christine loaded up the truck with dozens of his driftwood carvings and hit the road for the big city.  By the end of the show, Alvah had been awarded the New Artisan Scholarship and an invite to the upcoming Cottage Life & Backyard Show.


Ottawa Cottage Life & Backyard Show

Just 2 weeks after a whirlwind trip to Toronto, Alvah and Christine brought Carved to the Sea to the nation’s capital, featuring Alvah’s work at the EY Centre April 12 – 14.

Le Courrier Interview

Norbert LeBlanc featured an interview in the July 12 edition of Le Courrier de la Nouvelle Ecosse.

You can read the full interview here.


CBC Radio Canada Interview

From fisherman to artist, Alvah tells the story of how his on-the-job injury forever changed his life.




Craft Nova Scotia

In September, Alvah had the honor of been selected as a Juried Member of Craft Nova Scotia.

QEII Home Lottery Prize Featured Work

Fine Interiors by Nancy Diblee, who beautifully designed the interior decoration of the Fall 2019 QEII Home Lottery Grand Prize, selected 2 of Alvah’s pieces to be featured throughout the home.

New Product Line – Wall Hangings

Alvah branched out into a new area of sculpting by introducing Wall Hangings.  

Check out the Wall Hanging section of the gallery.

CTV Atlantic Interview

Alvah was invited into the CTV Atlantic studio in Halifax to be interviewed by morning anchor Heather Butts.

Watch the full interview here.


Craft Nova Scotia Winter Show

As a newly juried member of Craft Nova Scotia, Alvah was invited to set up a booth for the Winter Show at the Cunard Centre in Halifax in November.