Uncharted Waters Fundraiser

Uncharted Waters: The Young Voices of Howe Sound Visit the fundraiser page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/uncharted-waters-the-young-voices-of-howe-sound#/ I am honored to be a part of this wonderful project by local filmmakers Molly Dennis and Hannah Siden, telling an inspiring story of young voices in Howe Sound. The film follows along the Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem Marine…

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NRKW Orcas visit Bowen – Video

The video I captured on January 23rd, 2021 of the Northern Resident Killer Whales giving us a close encounter on Bowen Island, BC! The whales have been identified as the Northern Resident Killer Whales A5 pod – A42 matriline. Thank you to Jackie Hildering at MERS (Marine Education and Research…

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Safe in Starry Arms

Thank you to the Bowen Island Undercurrent for the wonderful article about our children’s book ‘Safe in Starry Arms’! Author Christie Lea and I talk about our inspiration and hopes for the book. Read it below: https://www.bowenislandundercurrent.com/local-news/bowen-islanders-new-kids-book-chases-away-the-monsters-of-childhood-anxiety-3265595 Visit the Safe in Starry Arms page to learn more about the book:…

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Chum Salmon Spawn

A remarkable video by Bob Turner, Squamish, BC, November 2020 This is hands-down one of the most beautiful salmon spawning videos I have ever seen. In a crystal-clear spring-fed channel near Squamish, BC, filmmaker Bob Turner captures the moment a female chum salmon drops her eggs in front of several…

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Droplet Trailers

I am excited to be part of the Droplet Trailer Design Initiative, a unique venture that helps to support artists, build community and promote appreciation of art across the country. A strong emotional connection to west coast landscapes inspires me as an artist and I love to share that connection…

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Exploring Our Estuary

With Bob Turner (Be sure to subscribe to Bob’s YouTube Channel!) I’ve been thinking lots lately about the interconnectedness of everything. About how impact to one species or place can have ripple effects that stretch to seemingly unrelated environments. And this amazing web is none more apparent than in Alt’ka7tsem/Howe…

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Forage

2020 – Di – 30″x36″ – acrylic on canvas The Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis, the North American Brown Bear, forest builder, apex predator and teacher of the land. They captivate us, terrify us, and connect us to the intricate web of life that exists here on the coast of…

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Ragged Rock Madrone

48″x60″ – 2020 – acrylic on canvas The Island Throughout Howe Sound you can find dozens of small islands; little gems of rock that survived glaciation during the last ice age ending approximately 11,000 years ago. As the glacier moved through the Sound ice flows slowly crushed and carved the…

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‘Cape Sunset’

12″x36″ – 2020 – acrylic on canvas Floating along the south coast of Bowen at sunset. Cape Roger Curtis, land of rocky bluffs and wind-swept trees. In the moments just before dark, as the sun gives its last golden kiss until morning, the sea is suddenly calm. The noise of…

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