Silurian Headlands

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Poetry | 3 Comments

Poetry submitted by Frances Hennessey. Inspired by The Open Polar Sea, Chapter XXX, Dr. Isaac Israel Hayes, Hurd and Houghton, 1867. Silurian Headlands Along the rocky shores of Kennedy Channel, wind and tide force Abrasive groans from colliding ice floes. As winter releases its reluctant grip, Flocks of chanting Dovekies return To roost on higher […]

Dr. Isaac Hayes and Ellesmere Island Paleontology

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Persons Represented | 2 Comments

Post submitted by Frances Hennessey.  Fascinated with Arctic exploration for some time, she has concentrated on the writings of Isaac I. Hayes, MD. She writes informally on Arctic-related topics, and also writes poetry, some of which are vignettes of her reading and personal experiences. Her poem Silurian Headlands was based on Dr. Hayes’ exploration of Ellesmere […]

Artists in Residency

This post submitted by Zaria Forman, artist and co-leader of the Chasing the Light journey to the western coast of Greenland. Zaria’s enthusiasm for drawing began early in her childhood, when she and her family traveled to some of the world’s most remote landscapes, the subject of her Mother’s fine art photography. A Cum laude graduate in Studio […]

“Chasing the Light” with Zaria Forman

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Artists in Residency, Chasing The Light | No Comments

This post submitted by Zaria Forman, artist and co-leader of the Chasing the Light journey to the western coast of Greenland. Zaria’s enthusiasm for drawing began early in her childhood, when she and her family traveled to some of the world’s most remote landscapes, the subject of her Mother’s fine art photography. A Cum laude graduate in Studio […]