Once in a Blue Moon, 2017, Cole Speck (Kwakwaka'wakw), Red cedar and acrylic, 47.5" diameter, $10,000

Original size is 1800 × 1182 pixels

Moon represents a transformation of being and is associated with protection. In various origin stories among groups of the Northwest Coast, Moon is personified as female and sometimes as male, with its counterpart being Sun. Moon controls the tides with her/his powers.