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Jackie Irvine

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Welcome! I am an artist living in the Yukon - Canada's Far North. My joy is to create authentic, beautiful & original paintings; I am mostly self-taught. I have been painting seriously for about 25 years using water medias ( watercolour, acrylic & mixed medias).

I live on the Magundy River, 4 hours northeast of Whitehorse, on the Robert Campbell Highway. Living off-grid is a way of life that affords me peace, simplicity and solitude - all an integral part of my process. Our cabin is nestled in the trees, by the river and in the Pelly Mountains. It has taken our family a decade to build our home in the wilderness. Clear the land, live in a wall tent for the first few seasons, build the cabin, shop and studio. It has not always been easy but the rewards have been great. The light, wind, movement & colour of the natural world stimulate my creativity and imagination. Living daily in the wilderness, in the moment, creating one painting at a time..... this is my world.

Artist-quality paints, acid-free, primed, canvas or Arches Watercolour Papers are used to ensure your purchase is of the highest quality.... Landscapes are my subject of choice and sometimes, I try something different! It's what inspires me, moves me, animates me!

I look forward to this daily journey of self- discovery and enjoy sharing my joy of art with you. I am deeply grateful for the good life. It is important that I give back something through my art for all that I have received, this is a big part of my purpose.
Thank you for your support and feedback.

Recent Projects:
Arts Underground Exhibition: Double Vision: 2016 Paintings of the Canol Heritage Road, Yukon
Painting Workshops for Seniors and Youth through Recreation and Parks Association of Yukon, Yukon Artists at Work and Arts Fund Yukon
( 80 Workshops to date)
Arts Upfront Festival 2015, 2016
Yukon Artists At Work Exhibitions: Moods of the Yukon Landscape, 100 Painting in 100 Days
Artists in The School Programs
Plein Air Festival, Yukon Artists at Work, Whitehorse ,
Faro Community Mural Project
100 Paintings in 100 Days
Great Northern Arts Festival ( Artists Choice Award)

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me. Or visit my Art Blog at

"My Paintings are my Story ..... Make Each Day your Work of Art, Be True to Yourself, Help others and give Thanks"

Thanks for stopping by. Jackie