In the far corner of the cabin, where darkness deepened, there could be barely decerned a dim patch of white. Shiloh curled with her back to the wall beneath a drafty window where she monitored everything, all the smells and sounds of a dark winter night in Southeast Alaska, far more than we knew. Be… Continue reading
The Strange Story of J. Langford
A notable kayaking route across Admiralty Island jumps you from Auke Bay, via Stephens Passage and Young Bay into Oliver Inlet by way of portage and a hand powered cart running on a wooden (now steel) railway.My studio on Horse Island is a stones throw from Admiralty Island Wilderness, and you can see right into… Continue reading
Known for her joyful Sunsets, Alaska Artist Devita Stipek Writer Reflects on a New Era
Known for her joyful sunsets, Alaska artist Devita Stipek Writer reflects on a new era of a changing Alaska. Devita writes about the Alaska she knows and loves. She writes of painting out doors, capturing a moment in time, color and movement, the smell of the salt air on a chill Alaska breeze. The romance… Continue reading
Devita Stipek Writer is an established Alaska landscape painter and muralist. An estimated one million people experience her public work every year. In 1964 she left art school to marry an Alaska fisherman. There followed a life of adventure, tragedy, and triumph.