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Studio visits also  may be arranged in Vancouver and Richmond Hill - Ontario,  Canada through out the year. I  look forward to hear from you.

 

 

           

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David painting on location

Arctic Wonders

Through painting, video and photography, Canadian artist David McEown continues his long term project to document the Arctic, sharing through presentations and art shows the beauty of these remote but fragile places that are showing significant effects of climate change. For the past 15 years David has travelled by icebreaker, sailboat, and hiking boots to circumnavigate the arctic circle and has even skied to and painted the North Pole.  He paints on location in watercolour  (watercolor) often in extreme arctic conditions improvising techniques forletting the watercolours freeze for chance effect andfrosted patterns that echo the landscape and the churning icepack.

Arctic Watercolours by David McEown

Through painting, video and photography, Canadian artist David McEown continues his long term project to document the Arctic and Antarctica by sharing through presentations and exhibitions the beauty of these remote but fragile places that are showing significant effects of climate change.

For the past 15 years David has travelled by icebreaker, sailboat, and hiking boots to circumnavigate the arctic circle and has even skied to and painted the North Pole.  He paints on location in watercolour in often in extreme arctic conditions improvising techniques for letting the watercolours freeze for chance effect and frosted patterns that echo the landscape and the churning icepack.

A selection of paintings for an upcoming book can be viewed in the following galleries.

THE NORTH POLE

Pressure Ridges n.4, 7.in x 11in. watercolour

Pressure Ridges n.4, 7.in x 11in. watercolour

Greenland Ice n.1, 22in. x30in. watercolor

Greenland Ice n.1, 22in. x30in. watercolor

Hornsund, Burger Bay, 8.5in. x22in. watercolor

Hornsund, Burger Bay, 8.5in. x22in. watercolor

Yttygran Island, 10in. x 22in. watercolor

Yttygran Island, 10in. x 22in. watercolor

Northwest Passage, 12in. x22in. watercolour

Northwest Passage, 12in. x22in. watercolour

Arctic Dream, 22in. x22in. watercolor

Arctic Dream, 22in. x22in. watercolor