Hummingbird Art Mug

Hummingbird Art Mug

Allen Weir (Haida)
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"The rufous hummingbird is the most common species in the region, and in some areas these tiny, active, well-loved birds are year round inhabitants...[H]ummingbird is not traditionally a major motif in the art. Its popularity today indicates that it has become a very important symbol of love and beauty. Hummingbirds are identified by a long, narrow beak, prominent eyes; a small head, and the presence of flowers (Shearar 2000: 58) - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

 

Material: Glossy Ceramic (wrap-around design)

Size: 14 oz.

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

ALLEN WEIR (HAIDA) Close

Alan Weir has apprenticed with renowned Haida artist Christian White. He participates regularly in cultural events through singing and dancing. Alan's body of work includes sculpture and carving in argillite and cedar wood.