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Oil, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 100x120x4cm.


Polar Bears symbolise power, persistence and resistance as they live a harsh existence that is getting even harder due to global warming. The Polar Bear is dispersing into Arctic Wooly Bear Moths, which in themselves are also symbolic or persistence as it takes them seven years to go from the caterpillar phase into the moth! Theyre set against a backdrop of Aurora Borealis, to hint at the  bears plight, as well as the totemic nature of these magnificent bears…


This piece is part of my Spirit Animal Series which celebrates endangered species that are also traditionally thought of as Spirit Animals or Totems.

Persist (Spirit Animal Series)

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