Joey Fortin was born in the Cowichan valley in 1956 and grew up between Victoria and Sayward mostly, mostly in forested areas. Joeys early love for nature such as the forest creatures ,trees ‘creeks and watersheds. Has now magically matured into his art with his woodcarvings. Joey caters to the birds with houses and fairies plus Accessories for such. Joey is guided with his art by the wee fairy folk and forest creatures in his abstract art of nature.
Joey creates out of foraged and found woodwaste for his wood carvings. The most amazing bird houses and fairy houses. Also Joey makes an amazing array of accessories to go with both. Example carved wooden trees out of branches, fairy furniture, bridges , Birdfeeders. All of which are fairy inspired with the inspiration of the magic of the forest.