CLARK, Karin Ingeborg




Author Tags: Art, First Nations, History, Kidlit & Young Adult

Born in 1952, Karin Clark of the Comox Valley is non-Aboriginal author of instructional books about First Nations culture.

Welcome Friends and Relatives to our Bighouse and Our Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch takes the reader through the tradition of the potlatch specifically for the Kwakwaka’wakw people. It also discusses the role of the Bighouse and the traditions that accompany it.

What Am I Seeing? Pacific Northwest Coast Aboriginal Art is comprised of three sections of Pacific Northwest Coast Aboriginal art and reveals where one can look to identify many of the objects illustrated. From three-dimensional objects like bentwood boxes, ceremonial houses, masks and canoes, to crest designs and the main design elements in their art this book serves to introduce the reader to Pacific Northwest Coast Aboriginal art.

Learning by Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art volume 1 and 2, delve into the cultural significance of the designs in the Pacific Northwest Coast. There are instructions and illustrations for each design, ranging from simple to complex.

Learning by Doing: Northwest Coast Native Indian Art has step-by-step instructions and illustrations for drawing, designing, painting and carving in the Pacific Northwest Coast Aboriginal art style this book covers fifteen educationally based concepts arranged from simple to complex. The instructions are straightforward and each design builds on the previous one illustrated as they become more complicated.


BOOKS:

Learning by Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 1 (1999 Raven Publishing)
ISBN: 978-0-9692979-3-2
Learning by Doing: Northwest Coast Native Indian Art (1987, 1993, 2001 Raven Publishing)
ISBN: 978-0-9692979-1-8
Learning by Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 2 (2002 Raven Publishing)
ISBN: 978-0-9692979-4-9
What Am I Seeing? Pacific Northwest Coast Aboriginal Art (2007 Raven Publishing)
ISBN: 978-0-9736769-4-5
Welcome Friends and Relatives to our Bighouse and Our Kwakwakawakw Potlatch (2015 Raven Publishing Inc.)
ISBN: 978-0-9736769-8-3

[BCBW 2016]