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.
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!
Stories from the North – Unfiltered Reflections from Wild Alaska. In this excerpt from my journal while traveling as an artist in residence with US Fish and Wildlife Service, I reflect on experiences, both beautiful and challenging, in Chuathbaluk, a village of 100 Yup’ik Eskimos, along the Kuskokwim River.
“Lindsay, your purpose is to describe to the best of your ability the beauty and intricacy of the relationship between these wild lands and the people who have called them home for thousands of years.” Heading this call, I create not ignoring the less beautiful aspects of my experiences, but channeling the power of this relationship between human and land…
The second of two blog posts detailing my time in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as an artist in residence with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, summer 2016.
As I travel back up to Alaska, I invite you to bridge the urban to the wild with me and discover all the ways we can find the wild within.