Proud Hawk, 1992
(American | Wiyot, born 1946, died 2016)
Location: Northwest Regional Archives, Bellingham
- ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Rick Bartow is known for his self-portraiture and powerful depictions of animals. In this artwork, Bartow illuminates a hawk, erect and taking in the last rays of sunlight before nightfall.
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Secretary of State.
- ABOUT THE ARTIST
Widely celebrated for his stirring and expressive artworks, late Native-American artist Rick Bartow combined contemporary artistic methods with techniques traditional to his Wiyot heritage (Humboldt Bay, Northern California) to portray transformative and spiritual figures.
- Material Category
Work on paper - drawing
Pastel and graphite on paper
22 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in
- ID Number
- Acquisition Method
- Artist Location
Oregon, United States
Office of the Secretary of State
- Artwork Location
Northwest Regional Archives
Western Washington University, Office on North side of building
- WA County
- Site Type
Western Washington University, Goltz-Murray Archives Building, MS-9123 B
Bellingham, WA 98225
- Geo. Coordinates
48.726075 | -122.485749
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