Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
Original Artwork. Archival pigment ink on heavy weight paper. Image size is 4 by 4 inches. Frame size is 9.5 by 9.5 inches
This drawing of a Hopi katsina carving or tihu depicts a katsina spirit named Avatshoya or Spotted Corn Boy. This young katsina is known for his active dance and enthusiasm. White spots cover his body symbolizing white corn kennels. His prayers are for excellent crop yield and a bountiful harvest.
Includes a description of the art with biography of the artist and culture information.
Artwork is placed in a wooden frame with glass and has a easel stand on back for various display options.