‘Awa’tasin’ by Patrick Amos – First Nations Northwest Coast Nuu-chah-nulth Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.
Condition: no condition noted.
Description by Artist: ‘Awa’tasin’ or Eagle of the Deep, is actually a giant sea turtle that has been spotted between Yuquot & Hesquiaht. They usually showed up when we had what we call el niño. The reason we called them Eagle of the Deep is because of its Eagle-like-beak.”
Notes from DaVic Gallery: This Limited Edition silkscreen prints titled “Awa’tasin” by Patrick Amos was published in January, 2006. It was hand produced by the screen-printing process. It is the only limited edition printing of this design. The artist was involved in the printmaking, checking the stencils and signing each copy in the edition: 200 signed and numbered copies, 20 artist’s proofs and 1 printer’s proof. 3 Hors de Commerce copies exist and are defaced and all other trial copies have been destroyed and the printing stencils obliterated.
Best print number # 200 / 200.