Oomiak Finish – We Make Dance (1972)



Woodcut

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