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Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman Carved alabaster sculpture, conjoined busts of a Native American woman and B

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Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman Carved alabaster sculpture, conjoined busts of a Native American woman and B
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Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman Carved alabaster sculpture, conjoined busts of a Native American woman and Bear, raised on a beveled wooden base.
By award-winning artist Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman
Signed and dated correctly this original metamorphic sculpture encompasses the facets of a sculptural totem. In Native American folklore the bear represents strength courage and leadership, and the elk woman represents dignity, nobility and integrity. This exquisite piece was carved, signed and dated 1989 by master sculptor Kathy Whitman Elk woman in superb detail. The sculpture was created using Colorado Alabaster and a sits on a Wood base.

Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman is an award-winning artist, in various media, based in Phoenix, Arizona. She combines artistic flair with technical skill to create art that is full of love and spiritual feeling; her work reflects both an artistic vision as well as the personality of her subjects.

Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman, comes from the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nation, on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota along the Missouri River. She is also of Norwegian descent from her mother. It was during a Sun Dance Ceremony in 1977, in South Dakota that she received her Indian name, Elk Woman. The ceremony transformed her life and guided her on a stronger path. That experience helped her to reconnect with her traditional spiritual ways and guided her toward a more positive direction. Knowledgeable buyers from around the world, collect her work. She has received many prestigious awards and participated in numerous exhibitions. She is also a member of the Indigenous Sculptor Society.

Signed: Elk Woman, c 89, feather symbol

A fabulous addition to any western home decor or a unique housewarming gift. This would make a great addition to any sculptural or native American collection.

MEASUREMENTS

Sculpture measures 23 tall x 11'' wide x 10 deep and weighs an impressive 48lb’s.

CONDITION

The sculpture is in pristine condition with some small signs of use commensurate with age, please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description.
Visit our artist page on the Kathy Whitman www.elkwoman.com for information and more work by Elk Woman
Value: $4,500
“NOTE” If the sculpture is purchased online, the purchaser will have the option of arranging for pick up in Albuquerque, NM or having it shipped; there will be an addition handling and shipping charge, if the sculpture is shipped.