Thunderbird artwork by Barry Ace

Barry Ace

   

The work is printed on archival Epson Canvas with a simulated birch bark background digitally added from a birchbark scan. The work references Anishinaabe birchbark scrolls that are etched iconography stitched together with spruce root.
Bnesi (Thunderbird) and Mishibijw (Water Panther) (2020) digital output on archival canvas, glass beads, thread, hide, metal, wood. The photographs and taken on Manitoulin Island. The birch bark references Anishinaabe scrolls and the Thunderbird is a sacred bird symbolizing protection.
The Mishibijiw (Water Panther) is a water being who controls water - the waves are visible on its back. 
This work is available as a diptych or as individual works. 
Diptych dimensions: 81 x 38 cm.

As individual works:
Bnesi (Thunderbird) (2020) digital output on archival canvas, glass beads, thread, hide, metal, wood. 41 x 19 cm 

Mishibijw (Water Panther) (2020) digital output on archival canvas, glass beads, thread, hide, metal, wood. 41 x 19 cm 

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$1,655.00

Title: Diptych Bnesi (Thunderbird) and Mishibijw (Water Panther)

Diptych Bnesi (Thunderbird) and Mishibijw (Water Panther)
Individual Bnesi (Thunderbird)
Individual Mishibijw (Water Panther)