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Basement Tile At the NANA Building in Anchorage

Click on the picture to see a larger image. 12″ x 12″ x 0.7″ Multiglazed tile, Cook Inlet glacier clay, cone 6 oxidation $350.00 The fish in the center are dolly varden, arctic char, and pike. This tile was the … Continue reading

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Twelve-Inch Tile for NANA Building

The tile clay body that I developed from the mudflats glacial clay works well for large size tiles. This tile design is one of fourteen that the NANA native corporation commissioned for the elevator lobbies of their new six-story digs … Continue reading

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Collagraph Plate, Wolves

Plate used to print wolves tile constructed of matte board and 140 lb. cotton rag etching paper. Glued together with gesso and coated with acrylic medium. The plate is good for 100 or so printings. The tiles I print with … Continue reading

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Three Hares

Three Hares, six-inch, $75 Cook Inlet glacial clay art tile with collagraph printed hares in x-ray style of coastal Inuqiaq. Three hares, three ears, yet each hare has two ears! A while back I made a large woodcut (about 3-1/2′ … Continue reading

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Caribou

Caribou Six-Inch Caribou, $75 Collagraph print on clay tile body made from local glacial mud flats. The x-ray style, the depiction of the insides such as the ribs and stomach, is common to the coastal native Alaskans such as the … Continue reading

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Horizontal Pictogram: Seal, Fox, Caribou

Horizontal Pictogram: Seal, Fox, Caribou 6″ x 6″ x 3/8″, $65 Copper plate engraving, printed on slipped glacial clay, mason stains, cone 6 oxidation.

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Revised Fox & Hare

Fox & Hare, 6″ x 6″ x 3/8″, $75 One villages tale of why night follows day. The fox is the moon and the hare is the sun and they are in this continuous chase through the sky, and that … Continue reading

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Object Runway 2011 Anchorage Alaska

(Photo by Mike Conte) Here’s the back of the paper coat. The seals on the upper back are cut outs that are gesso-ed on to the etching paper. The x-ray style of showing parts of the inside like the ribs … Continue reading

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Halibut Man

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ Halibut Man, $75 X-ray style shaman in his animal spirit form, the halibut. Collagraph print onto Cook Inlet glacial clay and oxidation fired to cone 6. I use mat boards with cut out designs to … Continue reading

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Caribou

4″ x 4″ x 3/8″ Caribou, multiglaze, cone 6 oxidation, Cook Inlet glacier clay. Hand printed from a collagraph plate. Done in the x-ray style common to the coastal peoples of Alaska. Sea mammals were the main food staple of … Continue reading

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