Tag Archives: painting

“Carnivore Creek”

Alkyd on canvas by David Mollett, circa 1988


Happy Seward’s Day

Mural painted on the vaulted ceiling of the U.S. Capitol, by Jeffrey Green

“Sunrise on Canyon Walls – Alaska”

Oil on cardboard by Jules B. Dahlager; circa 1926

“Mt Edgecumb”

“Mt Edgecumb, Sitka”, water color on paper by Elsie Burkman; 1969

“Alaska Sentinels”

Oil on burlap by Eustace Paul Ziegler, circa 1923


“Night Hunter”

Oil on masonite, by Fred Machetanz; circa 1970

Fred Machetanz first came to Alaska in 1935, spending two years in Unalakleet. He left for New York, only to request service with the U.S. Navy in the Aleutians, returning to Alaska in 1942.

“Spring Fever”; 1987

After WWII, Machetanz returned to Unalakleet in 1946. Eventually, he settled in the farming community of Palmer, where he died at the age of 94, in 2002.


“Aurora Borealis”

Oil on canvas, by Frederic Edwin Church; Circa 1865

Frederic Edwin Church based the above painting on the sketches from the Isaac Israel Hayes’ 1860-61 polar expedition.


“White Swans Over the Tundra”

Oil on canvas, by Francis Lee Jaques, 1928

“Sled Team”

Oil on Board by Theodore Lambert; Circa 1944

Theodore Lambert was a musher, freight hauler and miner in Alaska, as well as one of our premier artists. His knowledge of the outdoor life in Alaska comes through in his paintings. Lambert, disappeared without a trace, from his remote cabin in the Bristol Bay area in 1960.


“USRC Bear”

“USRC Bear”; watercolour by Ronny Moortgat