2010s Tag

16" × 30", oil on linen (2011) Off the Dempster Highway, Yukon, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Alternating between spongy moss and ankle-twisting rocks, my family and I hiked the colourful Arctic tundra, leaving behind the safety of our rv on...

8.5" × 16", oil on linen (2010) Thor Peak, Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project The Inuit, who have been travelling the Akshayuk Pass for generations, call this place Qaiqsualuk, meaning “enormous bedrock.” The...

11" × 27”, oil on linen (2012) Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Hiking along the mountain-lined Weasel River Valley in Auyuittuq National Park, one has a palpable sense of smallness. It’s a welcome...

19" × 26", oil on linen (2016) Admiralty Inlet, Arctic Bay, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project I was losing track of time. Five and a half weeks into my expedition, I had experienced the sun setting at all times during...

18" × 46", oil on linen (2010) Near Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Perched on the northern tip of Baffin Island, at the eastern entrance to the Northwest Passage, Pond Inlet is one of the most...

7" × 16", oil on linen (2019) Devon Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project During a voyage through the Northwest Passage by ship, I witnessed a landscape that until then had only been on my wish list: the...

19" × 48”, oil on linen (2016) Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project In 1930, Group of Seven artist A.Y. Jackson was aboard the Beothic, a supply ship travelling to remote Arctic communities. Passing Cornwallis Island, he saw Cape...

23.5" × 40", oil on linen (2019) Brock River, Tuktut Nogait National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Canyons. It was not the kind of landscape that came to mind when I first began thinking about the Canadian Arctic....

19" × 48”, oil on linen (2018) Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project It was early morning as I scrambled up the scree slopes of Devon Island. The loose footing was tricky, with rocks kicking out from my under...

9.5" × 16", oil on linen (2010) Coronation Fiord, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Coronation Glacier is an impressive sight to behold when viewed in its entirety. I tried to capture that perspective in my...