Category Archives: Antarctica

Antarctica paintings and photographs by David McEown.

Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands 2013 painting highlights.

I am just unpacking paintings and backing up terabytes of reference material  from  the recent expeditions to South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.  The two videos in this  post share some of the painting highlights and wildlife encounters which Daisy  … Continue reading

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection “Art Mentorship Project”

December 20, 2013 – March 02, 2014 Exhibition Opening Sunday, January 19,
 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with remarks at 2:00 pm   McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada   L0J 1C0 (Islington Avenue north of Major … Continue reading

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Painting in Antarctica

The video above captures highlights and the painting process from voyages along the Antarctic Peninsula this past November and December 2011. Early in the season we saw incredible sunsets and unusual amounts of ice in the channels. Recent paintings are … Continue reading

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Painting South Georgia

For all around wildlife and scenery, a visit to the sub antarctic island of South Georgia is incomparable. The video above captures some of the painting highlights and wildlife encounters from a recent trip in late 2011. Imagine being dropped … Continue reading

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Commander Frank Wild Returns to South Georgia

It was a privilege to witness the return of the great polar explorer, Commander Frank Wild, back to South Georgia. It was Frank Wild’s wife’s wish to have him buried in South Georgia and it was fitting to have his … Continue reading

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Return to Antarctica and South Georgia

. In November 2011 I will be returning to Antarctica and really look forward to visit South Georgia again. This special expedition will be taking the ashes of explorer  Frank Wild to South Georgia where he will be buried beside  … Continue reading

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Antarctic Peninsula

The video above shares highlights from a wonderful painting trip to Antarctica in December 2010. Many of the paintings from the trip are now posted on my recent works gallery. Many thanks to Daisy for some great video shots! Sometimes … Continue reading

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