Dragonflys

Dragonflys

Maynard Johnny Jr. (Coast Salish & Kwakwaka'wakw)
Regular price CAD $150.00

"Dragonfly occasionally appears in both crest and shamanic context. Dragonfly is a minor being, but is one of the few insects represented in the art" (Shearar 2000:). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

Medium: Serigraph, ed./120

Dimensions: 22" x 10"

Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)

 

MAYNARD JOHNNY JR. (COAST SALISH & KWAKWAKA'WAKW) Close

Maynard Johnny Jr, a resident of Chemainus, began his career as a teenager, and has continued his self-directed development of art-making. Recently, he began to venture from painting into jewellery and wood carving. He is inspired by notable artists including Robert Davidson, Art Thompson, Richard Hunt, and Mark Henderson. He was featured in the Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 2 exhibit at the Museum of Art and Design, New York, in 2005. In 2009, Maynard's work adorned the cedar gift boxes that were given to special guests at the Canadian Juno Music Awards.