The Ecology of Wonder #2 The wind tugs at branches of oak and eucalyptus. It blows warm from the north and smells of red soil in the mountains. I split a eucalyptus leaf to take in the spicy scent. The leaf begs of me, where have you been? Would eucalyptus understand quarantine? My legs certainly understand quarantine […]
The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom. “Caged Bird” Maya Angelou A heart that bleeds in grief is a heart that is strong enough to summon the cry for freedom. A […]
The Ecology of Wonder #1 Swimming to the edge of the pool, I lifted my body out and got ready to dive again. My brother, standing at the grill, laughed at me and said, “you were made for this. You’d stay in the water all day if you could.” I smiled back and dove in […]
Summer 2019 marks my fourth summer and seventh national wildlife refuge as an artist in residence with US Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska. Wow! I’m thrilled to be continuing this work with an agency that cares deeply for the public lands in Alaska. This summer brought me to Kodiak and Selawik National Wildlife Refuges and […]
The 4th annual Art in the Arctic show opens March 7th in Fairbanks, Alaska, and I created five original drawings for the exhibition that feature candid moments enjoying the incredible wild lands in Alaska’s northernmost Wildlife Refuges. Here’s the preview and purchasing details.
A photographic telling of the making of “Tundra Woman – Portrait of Yup’ik Eskimo Elder Sophie Sakar”. Read the incredible story of Sophie and hear from her family members about what she means to them and what this artwork stands for.
Connection Point September 7th – 28th, 2018 @ The Canvas Juneau, Alaska Connection Point Sketchbooks and journals open wide and stories pour forth as Lindsay Carron intimately reveals seven years of travels through artwork in her solo exhibition Connection Point. An artist and activist from Los Angeles, Lindsay has sought challenging and life-changing experiences to […]
Journey with me on my 2018 expeditions to Yukon Flats and Togiak National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska. Supported and guided by US Fish and Wildlife Service for the third year, my intention was to learn, expand, grow and understand more about the wilderness of Alaska and the Native people who live by the will of the land. Here are my favorite shots from the journey!