Canadian Arctic Tag

8" × 16”, oil on linen (2019) Guys Bight, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Grey skies surrounded us as the Zodiac bounced its way toward the shore. Through the fog I could see a few cabins dotted along...

8" × 16", oil on linen (2012) Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, CanadaFrom the INTO THE ARCTIC Project During a month-long painting expedition to Baffin Island, I came across this cabin-sized boulder. Flanking each side of it were dramatic...

10.5" × 16”, oil on linen (2010) Henrietta Nesmith Glacier, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project During a 10-day hike on Ellesmere Island, my brother Carl and I found ourselves intimately close to the frozen walls...

31" × 75", oil on linen (2017) 1845 Franklin Expedition Gravesite, Beechey Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project A gripping reminder of the past, the 1845 Franklin Expedition gravesite on Beechey is one of the most vivid examples...

13.5" × 16", oil on linen (2019) Glacier Lake, Turner Glacier and Mount Asgard, Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project In Norse mythology, Asgard is the dwelling place of the gods. In the Arctic,...

20" × 40", oil on linen (2019) Glacier Lake, Turner Glacier and Mount Asgard, Akshayuk Pass, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project With each step, gusts of wind reaching 80 kilometres per hour threatened to topple...

9" × 10.5", oil on linen (2010) Walker Arm, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project With the final days on Baffin Island winding down, both Sam and Jayko mentioned a waterfall not far from camp. It sounded like the...

54" × 81”, oil on linen (2016) Solitary Tor, Ivvavik National Park, Yukon, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Hiking the ancient mountains near the Firth River in Ivvavik National Park, I felt transported back in time. Past each ridge lay another...

8" × 12”, oil on linen (2007) Solitary Tor, Ivvavik National Park, Yukon, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Hiking the ancient mountains near the Firth River in Ivvavik National Park, I felt transported back in time. Past each ridge lay another...

20" × 30", oil on linen (2015) Brock River, Northwest Territories, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project My family and I had been camping at the edge of the plateau, overlooking the meandering Brock River. It was time for a change of...