Good day. The authors, Jim Gilbert and Karin Clark have just introduced
their new book "Learning by Designing, Pacific Northwest Coast Native
Indian Art." This book has been advertised in the publication "Native
People's Magazine (Arts and Lifeways)" and has been extremely well
received in USA as well as Canada.
It was just featured in the BC Provincial Museum in Victoria BC Canada
as "Book of the week"
Here are some of the reviews:
“This book provides valuable information about the complex variations of
Northwest Coast designs. It is well researched and all artists should
benefit from this information. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK.
Congratulations.” Chief Tony Hunt Mupin Kim - Klah Kwa Tzee Four Times
Chief/Big Copper - Kwagulth Master Carver and Artist. Tsaxis/Victoria,
“This well researched and richly illustrated book will be of great
benefit to anyone, from children to adults, who wants to learn about the
art styles of Northwest Coast First Nations.” Steve Brown - Author and
Artist, Associate Curator, Native American Art, Seattle Art Museum.
“Of all the books I have read on the subject ... this one is the all
encompassing and definitive ... excellent. Every artist with an interest
in form and design should have a copy.” Ron Stacy - Visual
Artist/Teacher, Stacy Studio. Sidney, B.C.
“An incredible teaching resource that can be integrated into the
curriculum for the teaching of art in a comprehensive manner ... will
provide a bridge of understanding to the diversity of the art styles of
the Northwest Coast.”
Nella Nelson - First Nations Education Division Coordinator, Greater
Victoria School District, Member of the Tsawataineuk Band, Kwakwaka’wakw
Nation. Victoria, B.C.
The URL is : http://www.ravenpublishing.com
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