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Peter Boome 11.25" x 15.5" Print - "Awaken" - Washington State Historical Society

Peter Boome 11.25" x 15.5" Print - "Awaken"

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Limited Edition Serigraphs By Peter Boome

Peter Boome is a member of the Upper Skagit Tribe of Washington State. He works in a variety of mediums but has focused primarily on graphic work, the last several years as a result of his academic schedule. Peter specializes in Hand-pulled serigraphs, as a printer Peter has worked with both new and established artist, as far away as New Zealand and Canada. Peter earned his AA from Northwest Indian College, his BAS from the Evergreen State College and his JD from the University of Washington School of Law.

Peter's work has been aggressively sought after by collectors throughout the world. He has a number of pieces in various European countries as well as New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Africa. Peter is a regular attendee of many prestigious juried art markets and events throughout the country. His work has shown at institutions such as the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Some other places Peter has also shown include the Heard Museum in Phoenix, the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, the Autry Museum in Los Angeles, Indian Art Market in Santa Fe, and the Washington State History Museum where his work is part of the permanent collection.

For more information about Peter and his art visit his website and blog at www.araquin.com 

Awaken

Historically salmon runs would arrive at many different times of year, none more anticipated than the spring salmon. If the spring run was a healthy run, people believed their year would also be a healthy prosperous year. Spring salmon also signaled the end of winter and the beginning of the long beautiful days of summer. Summer was a time for gathering and moving about, a time to awaken from the winter slumber and enjoy the beauty and wonder of the new world. 

Documentation

All of Peter's Serigraphs are hand printed on acid free cotton rag. For all of Peter's serigraphs he prints 5 artists' proofs and one printer's which are not available to the public. Occasionally Peter will issue a remake. All stencils are destroyed upon completion of the series. Peter does not re-issue series. This print is 19/50.

 

 


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