Canadian Arctic Tag

19" × 45", oil on linen (2010) Wilberforce Falls, Hood River, West of Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project One of the highest waterfalls above the Arctic Circle, Wilberforce is a hidden gem that transforms the Hood River into...

12" × 13", oil on linen (2012) Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project I found this upstanding rock while wandering around in a section of Auyuittuq National Park called, aptly enough, the “Rock Garden.” I stopped...

8" × 16", oil on linen (2019) Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project An endless carpet of tundra stretched before us as we ventured though breathtaking mountains. Driving each step deep into the soil,...

9" × 16”, oil on linen (2019) Turner Glacier, Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project With bellies full of oatmeal, we hiked across the immense moraine until reaching the highway of ancient ice. There,...

58" × 108", oil on linen (2008) 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.”...

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...