STEPH LITTLEBIRD FOGEL
Medicine Drum, 2020
Deer Hide Drum, Acrylic, Wood & Leather Drum Stick
14 x 14 x 3 in
Signed on Back
"In tribal culture, the drum beat is a representation of our heart beat; our songs and voices are regarded as ancient tools of healing and magic. This sacred object also carries the symbol of the 'Hand of Creation' or 'Hamsa Hand.' This icon is venerated by many cultures across continents and time." —Steph Littlebird Fogel
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Stephanie “Littlebird” Fogel is an indigenous artist, writer, and maker hailing from Portland, Oregon. Drawing connections between our collective past and imminent future, Fogel mixes her own tribal traditions with contemporary materials and subject matter.
Fogel graduated from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon (2015), her work has been featured by the United Nations, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), The Oregon Bee Project, and the U.S. Postal Service.
HANGING & CARE
Artwork is ready to hang on the wall (nail and hook needed). Dust with a clean, soft brush and HEPA-filtered vacuum to clean. Using a new, clean brush prevents transfer of grime from previous dustings. Artwork includes a hand painted drum stick.
This work is included in "Through the Looking-Glass" a group exhibition showing August 5 - September 5, 2020 at Voss Gallery. If purchased, the work will be available after the exhibition starting on Sunday, September 6th.