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Portrait Mask of Child by Joshua Prescott Shaw, Cree

Portrait Mask of Child by Joshua Prescott Shaw, Cree

Regular price $950.00 Sale

Portrait Mask of Child, 2014
by Joshua Prescott Shaw, Cree 

red cedar, abalone inlay, horse hair, pigment
7" high (17" high with hair) x 5.5" wide 

Joshua Prescott Shaw is a Cree and adopted Nuu-chah-nulth artist born in Victoria, BC in 1982. Joshua's known for his fine woodworking, detailed carving and painting. In addition to his artistic practice, Joshua is involved with the Nuu-chah-nulth Cultural Society, an organization working to revitalize the Nuu-chah-nulth language, and is also the speaker for a local Chief. His Nučan̓uł name is t̓aqumsʔaqƛ. He lives and works in Port Alberni on the west coast of Vancouver Island.