About the Art Form: A birch bark biting is a unique piece of Indigenous artwork. They are madefrom biting an image, using only the teeth, into a thin, single layer of birch bark harvested from the birch tree. Birch bark had many uses historically, from making canoes and cooking pots, to important medicinal uses. Birch bark bitings were used as a means to create beadwork patterns on clothing and moccasins, to share stories, and record ceremonies.
About the Paper and Collection
You will be receiving a museum quality, digital/archival pigment numbered print with a signed certificate of authenticity by the artist Pat Bruderer, Halfmoon Woman. This piece has the following numbers available:
8 x 10 - 1-100
11 x 14 - 1-100
16 x 20 - 1-50
AP - 1
Paper: Hahnemühle German Etching paper is a traditional mould-made copperplate printing paper designed for fine art applications. The white art paper made from 100% alpha cellulose is characterised by its extraordinary velvety tactile feel and its fine, clearly defined felt structure. It is acid- and lignin-free, and is museum grade.
Photo Credit: Resolve Photo
About the piece: "To Bee-Lieve is to have faith that if each and every one of us looks deep inside ourselves we will find that we have the ability to become what we desire. We can make positive contributions that cause a ripple effect to all who exist on Mother Earth."