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Susan A (Sparrow) Point

 (born 1942)
Susan A. (Sparrow) Point is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada.  Susan Point is known for large-scale sculpture, jewelry making, prints, painting.

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Susan A. (Sparrow) Point


A proponent of decorative objects, Susan Point is from Coast Salish, Alaska, and her heritage is Coast Salish Native American culture. However, she knew very little about the ways of her people and has done much research to reflect carefully the Salish traditions. One of her inspirations for her cylindrical objects are the tools, called spinning whorls, used by the people to make clothing.

She also creates small to monumental abstract work that often incorporates archaic Salish two-dimensional designs. She has a non-traditional color sense and works in a variety of media from glass to wood, using adzes chisels, and knives.

She began her career at age 28 when she was a secretary expecting her first child and took a jewelry mak  ...  Displaying 750 of 923 characters.



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About  Susan A. (Sparrow) Point

Born:  1942 - Musqueam Indian Reserve, British Columbia
Known for:  large-scale sculpture, jewelry making, prints, painting