May 23, 2022

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Yellowknife art show doubles as wildlife photographer’s debut

Yellowknife art show doubles as wildlife photographer’s debut

Wiley Wolfe calls it his “coming-out party.” Following 10 decades in wildlife images, this weekend he is exhibiting his operate for the initial time.

Wolfe’s shots hang together with Robyn Scott’s oil paintings and Carey Bray’s electronic art at Wild, a northern wildlife art present becoming staged at Yellowknife’s Racquet Club.

“I experienced never ever even professionally printed images prior to,” mentioned Wolfe at a clearly show preview on Friday evening.


“For me, this is about 10 years in the producing.”

Wolfe began wildlife photography even though performing as a tour guide in the Rocky Mountains. He moved to Yellowknife in 2020.

“I usually did it as a enthusiasm challenge and never ever really appeared to make a occupation out of wildlife photography,” he stated.

“I invested the previous 10 yrs of my existence, many hours, in the wild seeking for these beautiful animals. It has all occur to fruition today.”


Scott hoped to maintain a clearly show two years ago before the Covid-19 pandemic cancelled it.

“I’m genuinely grateful to be here,” she stated on Friday.

“I’ve been doing the job on refining my artwork, and then I teamed up with two other artists who are really passionate about representing northern wildlife. We thought it was a seriously fantastic suit.”

Carey Bray's Time Alone, left, and Robyn Scott's Black and Grey Bison at their Wild art show
Carey Bray’s Time On your own, left, and Robyn Scott’s Black and Grey Bison at their Wild art demonstrate. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio
Prowler, by Carey Bray
Prowler, by Carey Bray. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio

Bray mentioned he makes an attempt to generate digital art “that’s acquainted to persons, that you can affiliate with.”

“It could do the job as wonderful art, it could get the job done as some thing you could hold in your kid’s place,” he claimed.

“I normally do landscapes and properties – I was seeking to get some experience drawing animals, and which is how this undertaking came about.”

Wild: A Northern Wildlife Artwork Demonstrate runs from 11:30am till 6pm on Saturday, Could 7 at the Racquet Club.