Elk | 2018, 36 x 48 acrylic on canvas.
Disappearing Act | 2018, 48 x 36 acrylic on canvas.
Passage | 60 x 40 acrylic on canvas.
Caribous are always on the move, year after year using the same routes. Like a passage to another world only the elders know.
Edge Of Existence | 2018, 60 x 40 acrylic on canvas. A mother with her two cubs on the edge of ice near the edge of the world. Is this The Edge Of Their Existence?
Wintering Drakes | 2018, 30 x 40 acrylic on canvas.
Forward | 2018, 60 x 40 acrylic on canvas.
South Bound | 2016, 60 x 36 acrylic on canvas.
A small flock of Snow Geese fly over the Taiga forest after an early snow fall.
King Eiders | 2016, 60 x 40 acrylic on canvas. A group of King Eiders flying towards me. I can hear the air hissing over their wings as they approach. The air is cold and crisp. This is the Canadian High Arctic.
Winter White | 2018, 30 x 40 acrylic on canvas.
Eiders Landing | 2017 60 x 40 acrylic on canvas. Coming in for a landing and a summer resting place.
Summer Waiting | 60 x 36 acrylic on canvas.
A polar bear faces the reality of longer summers and scarcity.
Snowy Owl | 2016, 48 x 36 acrylic on canvas. Navigating through snowflakes with a keen eye on its target.
Late Departure | 24 x 30 acrylic on canvas.
A Snow Geese couple taking off on a late departure.
Wyoming Buffaloes 2 | 2016, 60 x 36 Acrylic on canvas. A small group of Buffaloes have pulled away from the heard in search for food in the middle of winter. Courage and persistence. The will to adapt. Against all logic and common sense, I have done the same as a graphic design manager who became an artist painter. I love to see the story behind the scene and portrait it in a simple and minimalist fashion.
Iqiqsimajut | Muskox Herd is a 2015, 60 x 30 acrylic on canvas. In the high arctic, a Muskox herd comes to rest.
Mingitturniq | The Hunter | 2015 60 x 30 acrylic on canvas. An Inuit on his Kayak is on the hunt for Seals and glides effortlessly by the Ice Cap as a pair of Arctic Terns fly by.
"Snow Day" is a 2015, 48 x 36 acrylic on canvas. In the Arctic winter, every day is a snow day.
"Kagelrarpok" is a 2014, 48 x 36 acrylic on canvas. He who walks ahead of dogs. Often time, the Inuit would break trail for the dogs to make it easier for them to pull the sled.
"Nikpartok" is a 2014, 48 x 36 acrylic on canvas. He who waits. With nothing but time, waiting becomes a fact of life.
"Coming Home" is a 2013, 48 x 36 acrylic on canvas. One man, one sleigh and his dogs in the open Arctic coming home after setting traps.
"Arctic trek" is a 2013, 48 x 36 Acrylic on canvas. Battling the elements, the caribou seek shelter while an Arctic storm whirls by.
Nikpartok in a modern setting.