D. F. Gray....
Pastels from life
Artists for an Oil Free Coast
an epic painting trip with Brian Falconer on the Achiever to the Great Bear Rainforest from Bella Bella up Fiordland to Kynoch and Mussel Estuaries in the Kitlope Conservency, the journey resulted in a documentary, the book(sold out) 'Artists for an Oil Free Coast' and cross Canada Art Exhibit
all in support of....
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
a great surprise to find my Brother 'Nusi' to be the star of Reflections
and an honor to play a supporting role!
the Documentary 'Reflections' here
news stories from my journey here: Parksville Qualicum Beach News Friday Aug 17
Parksville Qualicum Beach News January 11
18 x 24" pastel
June 19, our first day working I was interviewed for the documentary also filmed for CTV which was shown on Fridays news
DesBrisay Bay, on our way to Mussel
This pastel will be included in the Art Show also the book, we met bear researchers there while working, 24 X 18" pastel
we went ashore after spotting this bear from the Acheiver
our group filming, painting, watching June 21
the Grizzley appeared later in the day and he allowed us to watch
An Ancestors Blessing....June 22, Mussel EstuaryMorning
I felt that an ancestor was gazing on me while I was at Mussel,
working from the Acheiver, the Grizzley was grazing and I was eating breakfast and painting
Old poles, a Spiritual Place
the sketch drawn on location below a larger pastel from our experience, 35 x 27"
June 23 a glass float was found and given to me by my new brother Ian Nusi Reid!
the Distant Landscape....June 22
the outer coast, working from the Acheiver
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