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U990.14.221
Artist / Maker : Wadhams, Ozzie
Title : Owl
Date (Execution) : 1987
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw, 'Namgis
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Green, orange, black and brown design of an owl sitting on a tree branch surrounded by leaves. Looking out at the viewer.
Accession # : U990.14.221
Width (cm) : 37.40
Height (cm) : 49.80
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "Ozzie has produced a unique print, placing a traditionally designed owl in a naturalistic setting. Although not as common as other birds, the owl is represented in masks in the winter dance ceremonies. As the carriers of souls, owls are highly respected by the Kwakiutl people." Vincent Rickard.