Oil on canvas
2 ft. x 2 ft.
Lake Iliamna is the largest lake in Alaska, and the cradle for salmon spawn for Bristol Bay -- the last intact and thriving salmon fishery in the world. This precious watershed has been under threat from the proposed mining project, Pebble Mine. Alaskans passionate about salmon have been staving off attempts to mine this region. In comparison, salmon fisheries along the southern Pacific west coast of North America have dwindled to a trickle. We must remain vigilant to prevent this amazing ecosystem from becoming another sad story of what once was.
Gaea Cherissa Dukelow is an artist and field ecologist based in Fairbanks, Alaska. Coming to Alaska from Lenapehoking, from a city today called Philadelphia, she contrasts and draws comparisons between the futurist world of fragmented ecosystems and subdivided neighborhoods of the East Coast of the continent we call North America and the romanticized, nostalgic notion of wilderness and the Alaskan “Last Frontier.” Having received formal training in fine art at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), having learned to see the world in terms of ecological systems at State University of New York, College of Environmental Science (ESF), and ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.