Colin Teramura

Carving and Education Supervisor 

Colin Teramura was born and raised in Vancouver, BC.  His childhood consisted of spending time on fishing boats travelling up and down the west coast.

Colin attended University of British Columbia to pursue a degree in Human Kinetics and Education. He moved with his family to Dease Lake to begin his career in teaching, starting an alternative program that built curriculum around individual students.  After fives years of amazing experiences of working with amazing people, Colin relocated to Whitehorse, Yukon in 2010.

Employed as the Education Coordinator at Northern Cultural Expressions Society, he began to create programming that connected public schools with traditional and cultural programming. His current position is the Carving Program Supervisor and enjoys every minute of his job.

“Here at the studio, we dream big but more importantly, we strive to make those dreams reality.”