Nate McClain (American, 1973 - 1997)
Totem Pole, 1995
24 x 14 inches
Courtesy of Blake
Totem Pole is an original composition incorporating images from Nate's time at Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU) in the form of symbols on a totem pole. Features Boomer the Bear college mascot, Springfield Cashew Chicken food containers, paint supplies, a bowling ball, Nate's converse tennis shoes, and the tuba from his Rooster Tuba (1990) painting. Nate was 21 years old when he created this artwork for a Senior Art Project at SMSU in Springfield, Missouri.
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