Second Journey

Diptych: Acrylic on Canvas

40" X 24"

Artist/Curatorial Statement

This diptych painting depicts a Butterfly and an Owl.

The Butterfly represents the Second Journey of the caterpillar. The Spirit World is the Second Journey for Coast Salish people and we believe that Owl guides us into the afterlife with his ability to see in the dark.

Maynard Johnny Jr.

Exhibition(s): Record, (Re)create: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection, Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection

Legacy: National Gallery of Canada