Born May 9~ Eliyakota Samualie

Eliyakota Samualie (May 9, 1939-November 1987) was a Canadian Inuit graphic artist and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Bird and Fish by Eliyakota Samualie
c.1980-1981 / Ink and color pencil on paper / University of Delaware Museums Collections, Newark, DE

Eliyakota Samualie on Canadian Art price index:

Further reading:

Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month~ December 3

A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
by anonymous artist from Deccan plateau of south-central India

c.1630–70 / Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper / 9 7/16″x5 9/16″
Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Hyderabad, India

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National Pet Month~ May 30

Early Carolina Morning by Romare Bearden

1978 / Collage on board / 29″x41″ / Private collection

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MoMA’s page says there are “approx. four unique variants” of this work.
Looking around the internet, I found collagraphs, serigraphs, and lithographic editions on this subject.

Romare Bearden and His Traveling Cats~