Brian Holmes, from Hotevilla, AZ, was born in 1975 and has been an active carver since 2002.. Introduced to old-style doll carving by his friend Darance Chimerica. Brian was inspired to start creating this style of doll. The way he carves is to do it with heart and spirit and this is what makes him happy. Brian hopes that when people acquire his dolls they enjoy the heart and spirit of them. Brian says "I like being a Katsina carver because it brings good blessings to people."