Right Handed Painter
‘Right Handed Painter’ by Art Thompson – First Nations Northwest Coast Nuu-chah-nulth Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.
Condition: no condition noted.
Description by Artist: ‘Right Handed Painter’ – depicts a female raven painting the world. It’s titled Right Handed Painter because in our culture left handed people were considered abnormal or deviant. When Raven first brought sun to the world, the darkness was gone but everything was still black. Raven solved the bleakness by painting the landscape. ”
Notes from DaVic Gallery: This Limited Edition silkscreen prints titled “Right Handed Painter” by Art Thompson was published in December, 1994. 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.