Exhibition Reviews and Media Articles
The exhibition's innovative approach to communicating conservation and science through art has earned it international attention. The August 2011 edition of prominent UK scientific journal 'Nature' featured the exhibit in Anthony King's article 'How art is saving the West,' describing that in North America, since the end of the nineteenth century, artists have "helped to establish the idea of wilderness and wildlife as valuable." See what the world is saying about Yellowstone to Yukon: Journey Through Wildlife and Art.
Rocky Mountain Outlook - Workshop Opportunity to Learn From Acclaimed Wildlife Artist (August 23, 2012)
It’s not often that oil painters have the opportunity to learn from the likes of acclaimed wildlife painter Dwayne Harty.
Calgary Herald - Art Awareness (August 8, 2012)
Two new exhibits at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies reveal the history and wonder of the Canadian Rockies.
The Nelson Daily - Artist Workshop Hosted in the Heart of Grizzly Country (July 29, 2012)
Wildlife artists, landscape visionaries and Sunday painters rejoice: You’re invited to a free Flathead Artists Workshop with Dwayne Harty, Banff National Park's inaugural artist-in-residence.
The Free Press - Art in the Wild (Jul 26, 2012)
You’re invited to a free Flathead Artists Workshop with Dwayne Harty, Banff National Park's inaugural artist-in-residence.
Canmore Leader - Helping to Create a Masterpiece (July 14, 2012)
Dwayne Harty is offering an outdoor art class in Banff.
Rocky Mountain Outlook - Telling the Story of Conservation Through Art (June 14, 2012)
The Journey of Wildlife and Art challenges those conceits or falsehoods by using the iconic art that inspired the first conservation movements, and those that continue to do so, to tell the story of conservation in the West, both in Canada and the U.S. over the past 150 years.
Banff Crag and Canyon - The Journey of Wildlife and Art (June 13, 2012)
“When I conceived of the idea of the show, I didn’t want it to just be a historical representation of the past because the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative is about the future and the present.”
Rocky Mountain Outlook - Book Pays Homage to Wildlife Artists, Conservation (June 7, 2012)
This remarkable book shares that story of how art inspired conservation and how conservation continues to benefit from artists.
Wildlife Art Journal - 'Yellowstone to Yukon' Exhibition Opens at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff (May 10, 2012)
"This assignment was the opportunity of a lifetime," artist Dwayne Harty says. "If I could have any wish, it is that at the end of this century those places between the frame remain as inspiring to future generations as when I experienced them with my own eyes."
Wildlife Art Journal - Dwayne Harty Painting Of Famous Bear Family Fetches $36K (September 18, 2011)
Planet Jackson Hole - Fall Arts 2011 (September 7, 2011)
An idiosyncratic guide to the Fall Arts Festival.
Image West Magazine - Untamed Heart (Summer 2011)
The work of Carl Rungius captured the beauty of the prong-horned migration some 100 years ago. These images remind of what once was, and still could be. Author Todd Wilkinson highlights conservationists' pursuit to maintain and restore what the Yellowstone to Yukon region once was and the role art plays in this venture.
Planet Jackson Hole - Can a Painting Save the Grizzly (May 25, 2011)
Author Meg Daly looks at the power of a painting and asks the question, ‘Is wildlife art enough to galvanize people to action?'
Western Art Collector - Yellowstone to Yukon: The Journey of Wildlife and Art (May 2011)
Adam Duncan highlights the journey to realizing the art exhibit, “Yellowstone to Yukon: The Journey of Wildlife and Art.”
Jackson Hole News and Guide - Wildlife Painter Tapped for Fall Arts Festival Poster (September 11, 2010)
Dwayne Harty, a painter currently working with several local organizations on a sweeping wildlife art project, has been chosen as the 2011 Fall Arts Festival poster artist.