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Teaching Artist Series with Dominik Modlinski

November 26

TEACHING ARTIST SERIES 
Journey Through the Wilderness with Dominik Modlinski 


Program Description

Join artist Dominik Modlinski as he shares the stories behind his paintings and creative process. Following in the traditions of countless Canadian historical artists, Modlinski’s journeys through the wilderness help inspire his en plein air works through the majesty of nature. Some of his most extreme painting expeditions took him across continents and hemispheres such as Antarctica, High Arctic, Greenland, Patagonia, into the wilds of Namibia, South Africa and South America. The artist will share his experiences of his journey to portray a need to preserve the beauty of our planet and inspire people to do so through his paintings, photographs, stories and films.

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Artist Bio

Dominik J. Modlinski is a renowned Canadian landscape artist who specializes in capturing the beauty of wilderness areas through his paintings. He is known for his plein air style of painting, which involves creating artwork on location, often in remote and rugged terrain.

Modlinski’s passion for wilderness painting has taken him to some of the most remote and challenging locations on the planet. He has traveled extensively across continents and hemispheres, including Antarctica, the High Arctic, Greenland, Patagonia, Namibia, South Africa, Bolivia, and Peru, to name a few.

Through his artwork, Modlinski aims to inspire people to preserve the beauty of our planet. He recognizes the urgent need to protect wilderness areas around the globe, as they are rapidly disappearing due to human activities and climate change. In addition to his paintings, Modlinski also shares his experiences through photographs, stories, and videos. His work serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of protecting the natural world for future generations.