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Artist / Maker : Wilson, Joseph M.; Sxwaset
Title : Air
Date (Execution) : 2007
Geographical Origin : Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Cowichan
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  :
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Circular composition with black background and a blue and red bird (eagle) within it.
Accession # : U014.3.358
Width (cm) : 35.50
Height (cm) : 27.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "This series was designed as a portrayal of the universal elements in symbolic form, translated into Coast Salish design particular to the Coast Salish Territory. Each piece was created specifically to represent the most common example of that element in Coast Salish lands. 'Fire' is depicted as the legendary creature, Thunderbird. 'Land' is depicted in the pairing of the Eagle and the Salmon."