Salmon art has been around ever since ancient fisherman painted depictions of fish on the walls of their tents in order to bring in a good catch. These aquatic fish paintings have a proud history in many cultures and are still enjoyed by art audiences today. These works have a surprising variety of styles that are enjoyed around the world.
Salmon tribal paintings are highly symbolic in nature. In many cultures, including Celtic and Native American, salmon are seen as symbols of wisdom, intuition, knowledge, and even prophecy. These connotations are believed to be transferred to salmon images and are highly valued by fisherman, whose lifestyle depends on being in the right place at the right time. The graphic qualities of these salmon tribal prints are unique and beautiful.