From the Ika Moana/Whale Series by Paula Coulthard. Ika Moana is a very old Maori name for whales, English translation is Fish of the Sea. This series of work is inspired by the concept of Kaitiakitanga (guardianship and protection).
Acrylic Paint on Black canvas.
Features Tohora and Tawera/Venus, the morning star, low in the east at dawn.
Batons at top and bottom of the artwork. Teeth on rear of top strip for ease of hanging on the wall.