Current Location:
Student Services Building -> 2nd Floor (STU)
Location Notes:
STU; 2nd Floor; Right of Room 224

Haida Eagle

Artwork
Identifier:
2014.64.7
Artist:
Clarence Mills
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Reproduction Print
Dimensions:
Artworks;Frames - Height: 7.75 in;14 in Width: 5.75 in;11 in
Note: Art dimensions;Mat dimensions
Description:
A black a red eagle crest.
Historical Context:
Clarence Mills was born at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. He is a member of the Eagle Clan and takes the Split Raven and Grizzly Bear as his crests.His grandmother gave him his Haida name – Gah-ghin-skuss, meaning ‘your out of your own land’. Clarence has dedicated himself to becoming proficient in a wide variety of mediums, including silkscreen printmaking, sandblasting glass, silver & gold jewelry. He also carves argillite, traditional stone of the Haida, along with cedar boxes, bowls, doors, plaques, and monumental size totem poles for various international events.