Born in 1958, Ross Parkinson became a full-time sculptor at the age of 17. Ross Parkinson is a Canadian artist specialized in steatite carvings, commonly called: soapstone. This stone, found in the Eastern Townships, is of great quality, often send to the Inuit for their carvings before being send back south as carved sculptures. Ross Parkinson produce pieces which reflects his appreciation of the Canadian fauna and his fascination for the Artic culture and the Inuit scene. This sculptor has been carving for years, and we can say that his work is of ‘Royal’ caliber since some of his pieces have been offered to some members of the British royal family. Each of his pieces is unique and hand-sculpted.