Framed Thunderbird Art Print | By Haida artist Ernest Swanson

Framing

Material: Stonehenge fine art paper, framed

Dimensions: 15 inches by 22 inches

Learn about the design: Thunderbirds are one of the most powerful creatures in Haida mythology. They are so powerful that they eat killer whales, as depicted by the killer whale in the belly of the thunderbird.

This art print is a limited edition of 120 pieces & includes an original signature from the Haida artist, Ernie Swanson. 

We have one piece which is framed. This item is not available for shipping, but can be picked up at our gallery in Tlell, Haida Gwaii. 

Meet the artist: Born in 1981, Haida artist Ernest Swanson has apprenticed with Haida artists, Chief Jim Hart, Christian White, and Jim McGuire, and is a descendant of Haida artists Charles Edenshaw and Rufus Moody.

Ernest works between the mediums of metal jewelry, visual art, argillite, wood, and totem pole carving. In 2008, Ernest assisted James Hart with a carving of the Celebration of Bill Reid pole that was raised in 2009 at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art in Vancouver. He has also taken a design workshop with Robert Davidson.

You can learn more about Ernest’s work as an artist in the 2020 Compass Magazine article here.

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