Wiigwaas Transformation Mask
“Wiigwaas” (pronounced weeg-wass) means birch bark in Ojibwe. This mixed media painting is on wood panel and is made with drywall compound, acrylic paint, fibre paste, course molding paste, copper sheet, copper tacks, copper leaf, and beads. This artwork is part of an ongoing series exploring birch bark and copper and their roles and symbolism in Ojibwe culture. It was completed September 2016.
Dimensions: 36” X 48” X 1.5”