Thunderbird and Killer Whale

About this object


Series 46/50. From Box Set I, a portfolio of nine original limited edition serigraphs by Coast Salish artists. Commissioned by the Salish Weave Collection between 2004 and 2008.

Cultural context

Depicts the Coast Salish myth of the Thunderbird and Killer Whale.

Physical description

Silkscreen print on white paper. In a central round image, a Thunderbird flies at the centre of the image, wings spread, over the open-mouthed killer whale at the bottom. A circular face in red sits at the centre of the piece on the Thunderbird’s torso, with white eyes, brows, nose and round open mouth.