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Rhonda Shelford Jansen

RSJ $35 5x7 Sea Raiders

RSJ $35 5x7 Sea Raiders

This painting features men in kayaks taking a huge wave. Along the coast of Alaska, hunters(Alutiiq& Aleut) used 1 and 2 men baidarka's/skin kayaks for fishing and for hunting seal, otter, and whale. They were extraordinarily light and maneuverable and carried men far into open seas. They wore gut parkas to stay dry and the kayaks were waterproof. They were known to go straight through giant waves and could quickly right themselves if they capsized. It is written that they reached speeds up to 7 knots.  

Archival quality giclee prints of original oil paintings, signed by artist Rhonda Shelford Jansen. Her paintings that are inspired by her years in Homer, Kodiak, and Dutch Harbor and her family's lineage in the Alaskan commercial fishing industry. Her Aleut (Unangan) heritage and her love for history are the foundation for her Native work. She specializes in oils, acrtylic, and watercolor—creating soft, natural scenes with rugged coastlines, waves, and mountains. Learn more about Rhonda on her Alutiiq Museum bio page here- 

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