Tlingit Master Artist/Carver was born and raised in Ketchikan, Alaska of member of the Bear (Teikweidee) clan of the Tongass (Taantakwaan) Tribe. His Tlingit name is Kinstaadaal - The Bear that is Standing Up. Shotridge created commissioned works of art in his home studio on Vashon Island, WA.
Shotridge has been creating traditional and contemporary artworks for public, corporate and private Native art collections world wide including: monumental totems, house screens, carved panels, canoes, ceremonial objects and engraved jewelry. Well known are his exquisite formline designs he has created in multiple platforms.