Art for an Oil-Free Coast exhibit stops in Whistler

What Lies Beneath by Chil Thom

Pique News Magazine – February 28, 2013

Pieces inspired by the Great Bear Rainforest to be displayed at Scotia Creek Gallery

by Alyssa Noel

Last summer, 50 Canadian artists travelled to the rugged, isolated Great Bear Rainforest where they took in the breathtaking scenery and turned it into art.

For Brian Falconer, marine operations program coordinator for the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, the group hosting the expedition, it was a surreal and moving trip. “I’ll remember it for the rest of my life,” says Falconer, also a longtime marine captain who has logged thousands of hours travelling up the B.C. and Alaskan coasts.

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