Gourds #13 and #14 are called, "Small Rainbow Trout." These are the 5th and 6th fish in Fish Series by René White (Feather) president of the Native American Church of Virginia.
Medium & Materials. Naturally dried gourds, carved, engraved and enhanced using water-based inks: pine-tree green, chartreuse, apple, turquoise, pink and blazing blue; heat set and sprayed using gallery conservation varnish; and accented with silver wire and turkey feathers.
Exhibition Oct. 24-26. These fish are on exhibit at the Art in the Foothills 2014 show and sale in Bluemont Virginia Friday-Sunday, Oct. 24-26. Sales from these gourds will help wounded warriors, fund youth scholarships and help preserve sacred lands.
Authentic Native American Art. I certify that the item listed here meets the “Authentic Indian Arts and Crafts” and “Indian Product” criteria and is labeled appropriately as authentic in accordance 36 CFR 51, Authentic Native Handicrafts.