Darryl Moore was born in Terrace, British Columbia. Belonging to the Nisga’a nation, he was given the name Gisa-Huut Gibuu, which means “Wolf escaping; going down the river.” Darryl is of the Laxgibuu/Wolf clan, from the family of Gitgigeenix, under the House of Simoogit Nagwa’un.
While growing up, Darryl was surrounded by artists creating work of various media, which shaped his decision to practice art himself. Currently, he is considered an aspiring next generation artist. He attended the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art graduate, under carver Stan Bevan. He considers himself very lucky to have been given the opportunity to work with so many talented and dedicated artists, whom have been responsible for encouraging him to pursue his full potential.
His main medium of interest is carving; however he does not want to limit himself. Darryl specializes in Nisga’a form line and in portraiture, producing masks that present strong facial features and gestures.