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!
Join Native artists Polly Andrews, Aassanaaq Kairaiuak, Phillip Charette, Torin Jacobs, Vera Starbard, and Irene Bedard for an exciting evening of Native arts, activism and dialogue to kick off the Council Series!
Announcing the beginnings of Faces of Legacy – portraits that honor indigenous women taking a stand for the earth today. Steeped in my heart’s desire to utilize my artwork for positive social change, this multi-year endeavor is birthed from my history of traveling into indigenous communities in Alaska and meeting many inspiring women acting with bravery to ensure a better future for generations to come.
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.
Action Call: Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. An excerpt with details of what is needed now, a letter I wrote to California’s Representatives, and what you can do to help!
“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…
This May, the In Relation artist team returns to Vicente Guerrero, Mexico to paint murals, draw portraits, plant gardens and visit the women at New Beginnings rehabilitation center.
Spring 2017 Upcoming Art Shows and Events: The deep dreaming of the season is giving way to many wonderful opportunities to share my artwork and continue my dance in service to the earth and all of her children. Dance, medicine, art and song have blessed my life with bliss, expression, and adventure, and I’m so excited to continue to share it all with you.
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.