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. This gallery include watercolour paintings following the path of the explorerssuch as Sir John Franklin who searched for a path through the Fabled north west passage. Painted locations are Bering Strait, Beaufort sea, Fort Ross, Victory Point, King William island, Bellot Strait , Fury hecla strait, Beechey Island, and Devon island.