Canadian Arctic Tag

13" × 21”, oil on linen (2017) Gibbs Fiord, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Looking ahead, I saw the granite-lined cliffs that lead to Gibbs Fiord. I quickly reached for my painting gear and set up on the...

14" × 24", oil on linen (2019) Thomsen River, Aulavik National Park, Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Stepping out of the Twin Otter with everything needed for two weeks of Arctic river travel, we set up camp.The...

13.5" × 12", oil on linen (2010) Quttinirpaaq National Park, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project At the end of my month on Ellesmere, I pitched my tent in front of this view. As the evening light was lacklustre,...

19" × 40", oil on linen (2015) Coronation Fiord, Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Travelling by small boat along the face of Baffin Island’s Coronation Glacier, I was mesmerized by the display of icy cracks...

9" × 16”, oil on linen (2011) Quttinirpaaq National Park, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Ellesmere Island is a treeless polar desert, with colours that are more subdued than those in the South. On the edge of Lake...

8" × 16", oil on linen (2010) Tombstone Valley, Yukon, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Fall in the western Arctic is a sight to behold. In a land devoid of large trees, it is the ground that comes to fiery life...

10" × 16", oil on linen (2020) Near Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Late-afternoon light bathed the mountain as we boated past, reflecting in the mirror-like ocean. Stunning, yet a little too symmetrical. We moved back so I could...

6" × 16", oil on linen (2016) HBC Trading Post, Port Leopold, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada From the INTO THE ARCTIC Project Stepping out of the Zodiac, I passed a large boulder with a hand-carved inscription: .1849.” Arctic explorer Sir James Clark Ross...