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

Peter Boome 11.25" x 15.5" Print - "Black Bear"

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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 

Black Bear

Bears are a lot like people; temperamental, moody, omnivorous, and intelligent. Each bear has its own personality that distinguishes it from other bears with their own individuality and quirks. An interesting thing about bears is they used to roam vast ranges. People don't thing about it but bears used to roam the plains, and from coast to coast. In fact California has so many bears, the state flag has a bear on it. Today bears only live in small pockets of their former territories. They are both feared an revered and theri intelligence gets them into trouble when they find easy meals provided by people. This design is of  abear emerging from hibernation, awakening to new possibilities. 

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 23/50.

 

 


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