Oomiak Finish – We Make Dance (1972)


Dale DeArmond

Edition of 20

Unknown proofs were produced

Paper type: white Japanese

Image size: 11" x 18"

​​​Note: this woodcut is one of the first known examples to have different colors in the print (not simply differently colored backgrounds). The image with the blues is number 1 of the edition.

A traditional oomiak (alternatively spelled umiak) is an open Eskimo boat that consists of a wooden frame covered in skins with seats. Image courtesy of the Alaska State Museum.

Other prints in the (unofficial) series:

Homer's Dance

Song of the Thirty-Ought Six

The Eskimo Lady is Going to Dance

Original price: $30.00