"Untitled" Roger Parish Print
Roger Parish, Taioroniote “blue skies”, is Mohawk Nation Wolf Clan from Akwesasne Reservation. Roger is a printmaker, hand-made papermaker, sculptor and jeweler. His prints focus on ancient Native imagery. A number of his works feature the Hiawatha wampum belt design which stands for the five original Iroquois Nations. In this print he features petroglyphs from indigenous sites in Utah and Arizona. Print 8"X10"; With Mat 12"X14"
Parish also transforms paper fibers such as gampi and kozo into simulated animal skins, and is perhaps best known for those which appear to contain an embedded tree. Equally popular are his unique wearable glass pendants which showcase the spectacular qualities of color and light. He is also known for his sterling silver and gemstone bolo ties and pendants.