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U990.14.195
Artist / Maker : Dick, Beau ; Walas Gwayum
Title : Circle of Hands
Date (Execution) : 1986
Geographical Origin : Gwayi (Kingcome Inlet); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Red, black and blue design of a sun made up of hands with a face in the center.
Accession # : U990.14.195
Width (cm) : 37.40
Height (cm) : 40.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "This print is about how the light brings everyone together: the sun and the hands. There are four pairs of hands to represent the four seasons and directions. The face in the center of the design is one of strength and the star in the forehead is the link between day and night." --Beau Dick