Spawn X: Be Dammed

Size: 30"w x 40"h
Media: Collage, smoke, fire, charcoal and oil paint on canvas

Damming rivers has always been an issue for conservationists and environmentalists. A dam can interrupt the natural path of the waterway and change the high and low water levels. These factors inhibit the salmon’s ability to reach their spawning grounds, and therefore they die prematurely.