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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