Harreson Tanner

Last October, What’s Up Yukon featured a story on Yukon sculptor Harreson Tanner. It spotlighted Tanner’s move to Ontario, only to find he and his wife Pat reneging on their retirement and returning to the Yukon to live in Old Crow for a year more

Aug. 21, 2014 midnight Old Crow

The gallery, the Yukon's only not-for-profit artists' co-operative, is celebrating a decade of artist support with a show by one of its original members, Lillian Loponen. The co-op's accomplished watercolourist will present "a melody of old and new v more

Oct. 24, 2013 midnight Yukon Arts

Twelve months ago, Harreson Tanner thought he was leaving the Yukon for good. Like many seniors, Tanner wanted to be closer to his children and grandchildren. So he and his wife sold their Riverdale home and moved to Ontario. more

Oct. 17, 2013 midnight Yukon Arts

Harreson Tanner and Serena Kovalosky have just returned from a two-week scouting mission around the territory, but there is no sign of road-weary haggardness. more

Jul. 19, 2012 midnight Yukon Arts

In an effort to improve the Yukon Artists @ Work (YA@W) community gallery, creative hands from across the territory have been invited by the co-op to create birdhouses for a silent auction fundraiser taking place at the gallery on April 21. more

Apr. 05, 2012 midnight Yukon Arts & Entertainment

It is a well-known piece of Yukon history: when gold fever rolled through the Klondike area in the 1890s, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in leader Chief Isaac made a bold decision that would change the fate of his people. more

Nov. 24, 2011 midnight Yukon Arts

The Yukon's beauty stuns. And yet even in this context the Tombstone Territorial Park stands out. It's a kind of iconic distillation of the Yukon's beauty.This summer, you'll be able to see that landscape through the eyes of 10 artists ... more

Aug. 04, 2011 midnight Yukon Arts & Entertainment

Being an artist resembles performing a highwire act in a circus. It requires balance, skill, hope, risk and commitment, as well as lots and lots of practice. It also helps if there's a net beneath you in case the unthinkable happens and you fall. more

May 12, 2011 midnight Yukon Arts

On the particular Friday in question, I set out to catch a little Main Street culture. When the #1 Riverdale rolled to a stop at the foot of my street, I blithely hopped aboard. That's when my first bald moment of the day struck ... more

Dec. 02, 2010 midnight

But that's what happened recently when [Harreson] Tanner drove to Kelowna with London strapped safely into the seat beside him. Not the real Jack London, of course. That Jack London has been dead for nearly a century. more

Nov. 04, 2010 midnight Yukon Arts

As soon as Nerissa Rosati leaves the room, Harreson Tanner leans over and says, "Talk about what an amazing person I get to work with." He then waves his arm to show the half-finished art gallery the two of them are building; more

Feb. 05, 2009 midnight Yukon Arts

Harreson Tanner and his wife drove up to the Yukon from Vancouver in the summer of 2002. It rained all they way up, but once they got to the Yukon, the Northern sunlight broke through the clouds and put on a show. more

Jan. 29, 2009 midnight Yukon People

Way in the farthest back room at the Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery, a series of shows has been planned to span the next two years. The back sun room of the gallery posed problems for hanging artwork: "It was all glass and tin," ... more

Mar. 21, 2008 midnight Yukon Arts