This is an open edition print in Haida formline by Raven Thorgeirson (Pearson LeBlanc) who is a Haida artist from Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. This print features orca, a symbol of family, community & connection, with a rainbow symbolizing hope & happiness.
Dimensions: 11 inches tall x 8.5 wide
Material: Fine art paper, unframed
Meet the Artist:
Raven Thorgeirson (Pearson LeBlanc) is from Skidegate, Haida Gwaii and is from the Naa Saagaas X̲aaydaGaay Eagle clan. Raven got her beginnings in Haida art working with Robin Rorick and Ben Davidson after graduating high school. For her post-secondary education she attended Emily Carr University of Art & Design and Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art. She has also worked at Haida Gwaii Museum and enjoys learning about her culture and sharing it with others. She now carves monumental Haida art with master carver and chief, Jim Hart and his crew.
In her work Raven strives to share a story that engages the audience’s curiosity, memories, and imagination. She also wants to share the visual language of her culture, like her ancestors did for thousands of years.