Dan Murphy, Tilting Fogo Island
15 x 8"
Dried salt cod have been produced for over 500 years in Newfoundland and Labrador. it was once a major export of the North Atlantic region and now an ingredient of many fine cuisines. Codfish is split, salted, and dried outdoors on wooden frames called flakes.
This sculpture is handmade with counter top cement reinforced with glass fibre and steel mesh. It is hand painted with latex paint and tied with jute twine. To enjoy your salt fish hang it by the tail in the kitchen, coffee shop, shed, cabin, and rec room - anywhere indoors.
This is a tax free event supporting the Tuckamore Festival.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
We are excited to announce an upcoming fundraising auction in partnership with the Tuckamore Festival. There will be a range of unique experiences and fine art on offer, including original works by Jean Claude Roy, Don Wright, Robert Mellin RCA, Mike Gough, Emily Pittman, Stephanie Fehrenbach, Jessica Winters and others. All proceeds support the festival’s Young Artist Program for emerging young musicians and composers.
Live viewing and reception is taking place Thursday, May 5 from 7-9pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.