by Eric Whollem
gouache and wax and plastic emulsion resist on paper
Collection of the artist
9" x 6"
Copyright by the artist
Sumi, the Friend
In the language of the Concow Maidu Indians of
Northern California, the deer is called "sumi,'' which
This pictographic abstraction features the artist's
own hieroglyphs for baskets. The rock art of the Indians
of California has greatly influenced my work.
See my blog posts on pictographs and petroglyphs on this link:
Abstract art, mixed media painting.