Clinton's crest is Bear. He apprenticed with Phil Ashbee and has also worked with many artists in Campbell River and Nanaimo. Clinton creates drums, masks, bowls, sculptures, jewellery and paintings, and works in a variety of media including red cedar, yellow cedar, alder, copper, gold, silver and acrylic paint. He began creating jewellery in 2005 and has trained under established jeweller, Kelvin Thompson. Clinton is also well-known for his large Hamat'sa masks, and he does all of his own cedar bark work. In 2012, Clint was included in the 'Medium: Painting on Canvas' exhibition at Lattimer Gallery.