Born May 9~ Eliyakota Samualie

Eliyakota Samualie (May 9, 1939-November 1987) was a Canadian Inuit graphic artist and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliyakota_Samualie

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: https://artpriceindex.ca/artist/1167240/Eliyakota-Samualie/

Further reading:
https://www.inuitartzone.com/collections/samuellie-eliyakota
https://www.historymuseum.ca/capedorsetprints/themes/animals.php
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/inuit-printmaking

Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month~ December 3

A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
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.
https://www.moma.org/collection/works/91517
Looking around the internet, I found collagraphs, serigraphs, and lithographic editions on this subject.
http://www.artnet.com/artists/romare-bearden/early-carolina-morning-a-v8rsI5X9GbaqXOBBHG1Tcw2
https://heritagesart.com/products/early-carolina-morning

Romare Bearden and His Traveling Cats~
https://www.aaa.si.edu/blog/2017/06/romare-bearden-and-his-traveling-cats