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Rhonda Shelford Jansen

RSJ $42 Lydia 8x10

RSJ $42 Lydia 8x10

This painting features an Alutiiq Sugpiaq or Aleut/Unangan girl dancing in full regalia on the beach on a sunny day. Aluet and Alutiiq clothing was often made from puffin skins and feathers; they were reversible garments and required 40-60 puffins. These skilled artisans also used sea otter, seal, and other mammals to fashion their clothing. Dance was and still is an important part of Alaska Native culture. 

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- https://alutiiqmuseum.org/rhonda 

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