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Joyce Majiski

Honouring a whale

“I’ve been thinking about water for about five or six years,” said artist Joyce Majiski. While walking the beach in Spain she was struck by the large amount of garbage that was getting washed in with the tide. And then, one day, she was struck with a vision of building a whale out of garbage.

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A portal to the world

Yukon artist Lawrie Crawford imagined a gallery, an airy space with high ceilings and bigbeautiful windows. She could picture Suzanne Paleczny’s sculpture of Icarus hanging there.With that vision an idea was born. Crawford and...

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Artists Going Flat-Out

Question: What does a steam roller have in common with wood block printing?Answer: Joyce Majiski and Linda Leon.The two Yukon artists are hosting a spectacular event from August 5 to 7.Each day between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the...

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Our Thriving Art Community

Did you know that the funky little metal house in Shipyards Park, the black one with the raven that your kids are always playing in, is part of the Yukon Permanent Art Collection?The collection, which now boasts over 350 pieces,...

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A collaborative cup of inspiration

Like all good ideas, this one began in a coffee shop.Michael King, co-owner and operator of Bean North Coffee Roasting Company, had been looking for a way to promote canned coffee. “That’s the most environmentally...

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