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Reclining Sea Otter Transformation III Pin / Pendant (2008)



“This piece brings together a dancer figure with three seals and various designs from ancient Alaskan imagery.” (Quote from book “Arctic Transformations” by Lois Sherr Dubin)

Other available artwork you might like in Spirit Wrestler: Shaman, Sedna and Spirits:

Denise Wallace

Denise Wallace

Aleut (Chugach)

(1957- )

“The transformative power contained in the ancient stories of Arctic native peoples seems to have reached across the centuries to find expression in the lives and work of Denise and Samuel Wallace. Master jewelers whose pieces depict icons and legends inspired by Old Bering Sea culture, the Wallaces possess an almost mystical ability to wrest continuity from disparate elements — gold and silver, culture and design, desert silver inlaid with fossil ivory, the deep blue of lapis lazuli beside the swirling green of malachite. Even their personal backgrounds and ages make for an unlikely match. Denise, born in 1957, traces her heritage to the Chugach Aleuts of Southeastern Alaska; Sam — she calls him Wally — was born in 1936 in Virginia, and had hillbilly kin living in Hoot Owl Holler.

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Spirit Wrestler Gallery

47 Water Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6B 1A1

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Between Abbott St. and Carrall St.

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