Hamurai - Zen Warrior
This pig was inspired by the artist's recent work using bamboo as a medium, including crafting functional objects such as vessels and plates. The design incorporates painted Japanese paper with the sculptural aspects of bamboo.
Peter J. Gallagher
Peter has a lifelong passion for handmade papers, particularly those from Japan. In over 20 years of studio work, he has perfected a rich blend of mixed media working with paper, using a technique similar to collage. He has also worked recently with bamboo sculpture.
Location, Summer 2001
3rd & Union
Pike Place Market Foundation
The Market Foundation works to preserve the traditions and diversity of the Pike Place Market neighborhood.
Purchase Price at Auction on October 13, 2001