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Men of Copper


  • Medium: glass, copper, red cedar
  • Size: 25 × 25 × 2.5 inches
  • Edition: 2
  • Reference Code: X131006, X131007


The Coast Salish people have a strong tradition of sharing and supporting each other. The accumulation of wealth mostly being art, stories and harvest was for the sharing. Salish peoples from all four directions of the vast Salish territories would gather to celebrate. Copper was sometimes used as a symbol of wealth. “Traditional copper forms” would be divided and distributed as a symbolic gesture of sharing.

This spindle whorl motif illustrates four Salish men gathered together from the four directions, arms outstretched, welcoming and celebrating each other.

  • Men of Copper I: glass, copper, red cedar
  • Men of Copper II: glass, copper, teak SOLD

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Susan Point

Susan Point


Coast Salish (Musqueam)

(1952- )

Susan began making limited edition prints on her kitchen table in 1981 while working as a legal secretary. She received several early commissions, which established her reputation for innovative proposals and for completing projects on time, on budget and at the highest level. She took courses in silver, casting and carving, all of which led to monumental sculptures in mixed media, and she was the first Northwest Coast artist to work in glass. She continues to release a number of print editions each year, but her focus has been on commissioned sculpture.

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