Patrick Royle

Yukon Artists @ Work Painter Neil Graham Unveils a Project Six Years in the Making

Tarot cards are tools for divination and reflection; giving the person receiving the reading insight into past, present and future. The exact origin of the Tarot remains disputed and suitably mysterious. “The Tarot cards in more or less their present form appeared in 15th century Italy, but many believe their origins trace back to ancient …

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Artrepreneur: Yukon Summer Art Trade

So far, the Yukon’s art market seems somewhat insulated from the economic uncertainties that are undermining art sales outside the territory. I asked four arts-related businesses – two in Whitehorse and two in Dawson City – how this summer’s tourist trade went for them. Delwyn Klassen, who works at the Yukon Gallery on 2nd Avenue …

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Fireweed Forever

The Prince of Wales had his supper served on it. It’s on dining tables and in display cabinets around the world. It’s uniquely Yukon, but pays homage to traditional Japanese design. Now, the fireweed pottery that is Patrick Royle’s signature is celebrating its 25th birthday. “It’s not that common for potters in North America to …

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Feast at the Yukon Arts Centre

Michelle Moreau and her potter partner Patrick Royle want to assure purchasers of local pottery that no glaze used on Royle’s or any other local potter’s dinnerware contains lead. It’s bad for the potter working with it, too ….. Phyllis Fiendell’s wheel-thrown, handmade stoneware is on display in the plexiglass boxes in the Yukon Arts …

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