Archive | July, 2011

Progress report…

I suppose the thing people are most interested in is the transition from ugly – to – artwork. these will tell the story so far. approx 45 hours so far…and almost done.

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Painting time – Queen Charlotte

not much exploring time with a 12 hour day on the brushes yesterday…but thought I would share a few pics from about town. The Village of Queen Charlotte is scattered along a narrow hillside strip of shoreline with spits and points protruding out into a shallow tidal inlet. At low tide the offshore islands are […]

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Haida Gwaii – Blog posts

Check out the JULY blog posts for photos of my working trip and travels in Haida Gwaii. Public art Project Artist Jan Poynter has been invited by the Village of Queen Charlotte to prepare and paint an original design on one of the central town utility boxes. Jan is also here to share her expertise with local […]

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Day 4 pm Skidegate

afternoon at the kaays museum and Skidegate heritage center. Fantastic.and a magical – yes it actually was – magical walk into the Spirit lake trail.no time to write – I will let the pics speak for themselves. There was rain and sun. and old and new.

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Wed meeting- Painted street box

Jan is meeting in the Eric Ross Room at the Community Club WEDNESDAY  9:30am – 12:00 noon, to review and discuss the Box Painting Project. outline the objectives of public art provide info about process & materials review the scheduled creative activities show sketches of the final design FREE painting workshops and Plein Air landscape […]

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Arrival – Haida Gwaii

Clear skies for my departure flight out of Vancouver, gave me a great view of my own hometown of Gibsons Landing. These are the islands of Howe Sound (originally charted and named by Capt Vancouver) The islands include: Bowen, Gambier and Keats, and beyond the long fiord that extends up to Squamish – the route […]

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Queen Charlotte Project

DAILY ACTIVITIES – Tuesday July 5 When you see the canopy go up this morning we will be starting to clean and prep the 1st box. More hands are welcome! Wed am we will be meeting for an info session. Anyone interested in painting future public art projects: planning, designing and using lasting materials and […]

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Queen Charlotte Project

You’ve come to the right place to check on the daily events and locations for my work in Haida Gwaii  for the Village of Queen Charlotte. I will be posting updates of progress on the Utility box painting locations for the workshops plein air locations to meet Contact me for more details or to let […]

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Travelling the coast

I live in a pretty spectacular part of the world.This is a daily commute for some of us. We coasters tend to take it a little for granted, riding this huge ship through a deep fiord, sun shining, fluffly clouds and shadows racing. But today even the locals were commenting on the views. With the […]

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