The fact that there is only one Salmon in the painting is symbolic and suggests a dreamlike image of a nice piece of structure that many fish, in this case, specifically Sockeye Salmon, would not only appreciate but require to flourish and breed.
Part of our intertwined existence… salmon feed forests allow for our existence. A very simplified version of a complex issue especially now, but one dear to my heart. Waterways left to be naturally cluttered with brush or broken trees are habitat. Hence the name Salmon Dream of Sunken Trees.
This is a conversation piece, focused on fish habitat which is a current issue of dire importance. As we need to consider what migrating fish like salmon and many other creatures require to get by. The long-time deforestation has left so many integral shorelines and waterways stripped and barren allowing for landslides which not only destroy salmon habitat but also compromise our very own civilized routine, allowing roadways and buildings to be washed out...
Size: 24x24 in | 60.1x60.1 cm
Medium: Acrylic Paint
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