Artist - Expedition Canoeist - Naturalist

 

  • Wildlife and Wilderness artist since 1994: nearly 100 shows from coast to coast with dozens of awards.

  • Bennington Collective Master Artist

  • Society of Animal Artist Signature Member

  • Represented by Robert Paul Galleries Stowe, Vermont

  • Founded the Wilderness River Expedition Art Fellowship in 2005. WREAF is now a program of the 
    Center for Circumpolar Studies.  

  • Working with the Smithsonian's Arctic Studies Center 
    and the Canadian Boreal Initiative among others, WREAF strives to expand environmental education and awareness of the Boreal Forest 
     

 

Art, Adventure and Conservation

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Vermont 1978

  • Freelance Commercial Artist; NYC 1978 - 1994

  • Founder/Executive Director of the Wilderness River Expedition Art Fellowship
                  (As of 2013, a program of the Center for Circumpolar Studies)

  • Wilderness canoeist, sponsored by Mad River Canoe Company 2001 - 2007 and by PakBoats since 2012

 

 Writer

 

  • 2002    Canoe & Kayak Canoe Journal, Missinaibi Expedition

  • 2010    Canoe & Kayak Magazine, "Attack of the Flying Canoe" Kamestastin Expedition
               Canadian Wildlife Magazine, "Coopers Hawk Down"
               Chemun - The Journal of Canadian Wilderness Canoeing: Trans-Labrador Expedition

  • 2014    Alaska Magazine: "A Boot a Boat and Bears in the Brooks Range"

  • 2015    Writing "Boreal Wilderland" Art, Science, and Adventure in the Great North American Wilderness       

  • 2016    Articles for Ontario Tourism on the Missinaibi River

 

 Art Expeditions

 

  • 2018      Aug 3 - Sept 12 Trans-Ungava and Tursujuq National Park.

  • 2017      May 4 - May 18 Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument

  • 2016      July 29 - Aug 12: Ending the Beginning: Lower Missinaibi to James Bay

  • 2015      Aug 12 - Sept 2 (+/-): Northern Rim of the Boreal Forest Part III

  • 2014      Sept 13 - 20: 80-mile section hike on the Long Trail, MA - Wallingford VT

  • 2013      July 25 - August 25: Northern Rim of the Boreal Part II: Noatak River  to the Kobuk River Alaska

  • 2012      July 24 - Sept 2: Northern Rim of the Boreal Part One: Noatak River, Alaska

  • 2011      Aug 1- Aug 30; "Heart of the Boreal"; Woodland Caribou Provincial Park

  • 2009      Sept 1 - Oct 3; "Trans-Labrador"; Lake Attikamagen Labrador - Nain, Labrador (300-mile canoe                              expedition; third party on the second half of route in 100 years)

  • 2008      Sept 29 - Oct 18; Lake Kamestastin, Labrador (base camp exploration of area)

  • 2008      Aug 31 - Sept 9; Slate Islands, Lake Superior (canoe expedition)

  • 2008      Jan 31 - Feb 15; St. Ignace Island/Nipigon Bay, Lake Superior (toboggan trip over the ice)

  • 2007      July 13 - Aug 4; Sleeping Giant to Rainbow Falls, Lake Superior NMCA promotion (canoe expedition)

  • 2006/07 Dec 18 - Jan 18; Lajitas, TX - Pecos River, Rio Grande (canoe expedition)

  • 2006      Aug 31 - Sept 20; Indian House Lake - Helen Falls; George River, Nunavik (canoe expedition)

  • 2005      Aug 23 - Sept 15; Indian House Lake - Kangiqsualuujuaq Ungava Bay, George River (canoe expedition)

  • 2004      Aug 30 - Sept 18; Chapleau River, Ontario (canoe expedition)

  • 2003      Sept 25 - Oct 9; Mattice, Ontario to Moose River Crossing, Missinaibi River and Moose Rivers (canoe expedition)

  • 2002      Oct 3 - Oct 12; Harricana River, QC (returned to start - dangerously high water and snow) (canoe expedition)

  • 2001      Aug 23 - Sept 14; Missinaibi Lake to Moose River Crossing, Missinaibi and Moose Rivers (canoe expedition)

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"Flowing NorthHarricana River, Quebec

 

5x10 Acrylic plein air (finished in studio)