2010s Tag

20" × 40", oil on linen (2019) Beechey Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Beechey Island is often associated with the graves from the Franklin expedition. On this particular morning, though, I could only focus on the dramatic...

24" × 27", oil on linen ( 2016) Near Sam Ford Fiord, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project With open waters too rough to explore, Sam and Jayko pointed the bow toward calmer waters at the back of the...

9.5" × 16", oil on linen (2016) Fort Ross, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project In 1937 the Hudson’s Bay Company established their last trading post in the Canadian Arctic. It operated for 11 years in the harsh Arctic...

66" × 180", oil on linen (2017) Coronation Glacier, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada At three kilometres wide, Coronation Glacier is a majestic display of icy peaks and crags in Baffin Island’s Auyuittuq National Park. Billy Arnaquq’s freighter cruised down...

30" × 96", oil on linen (2014) Henrietta Nesmith Glacier, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada Five days into my trip on Ellesmere Island and I had yet to start a painting.Camping near the top of the world in Quttinirpaaq National...

14" × 30", oil on linen (2013) Walker Arm, North of Clyde River, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project We had pressed on for another two and a half hours by boat, deep into Walker Arm. There, in the heart of...

12" × 16", oil on linen (2016) Frobisher Bay, Apex, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project In 1576, while searching for the Northwest Passage, Sir Martin Frobisher became the first European to explore the long, tapering bay that bears his name....

16" × 37", oil on linen (2012) Fort Conger, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Site of the most tragic American Arctic expedition in history, Adolphus Greely and his 24 men landed here in 1881. When...

16" × 36", oil on linen (2011) Near Qikiqtarjuaq, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project This iceberg off the coast of Baffin Island captivated me as I painted it from the bow of Billy’s 24-foot freighter canoe. With waves...

7.5" × 12", oil on linen (2010) Firth River, Ivvavik National Park, Yukon, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project The Twin Otter touched down on the dirt strip along the Firth River, where I was greeted by a weathered hand-painted sign that...