13 inch height x 14 inch diameter. The construction is completely made of individually folded pieces of paper and glue for structural integrity. Despite its gossamer appearance, these sculptures are very durable and lightweight.
This piece is a sculpture of a traditional Pueblo pottery. This pot draws inspiration from 3 different tribal pottery designs: Acoma, San Ildefonso, and Hopi. The design is a four sided Acoma parrot design. The shape of the pot is reminiscent of a San Ildefonso olla jar. And the triangular pattern separating the parrot designs is a Hopi design.
This opus is titled, "Honoring the Past," because the number four is very important to Native American tribes across the nation. The four stages of life, the four directions, the four sacred mountains, the four colours of medicine, and the familial generations: Grandmother, grandfather, mother, and father.
*This opus won Honorable Mention in Class XI: Open Standards for the 2020 Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market and Second Place at the SWAIA 98th Annual SAnta Fe Indian Market in 2019. Award ribbons will be included with purchase of the original piece.