Lillian Loponen


Visual artist Lillian Loponen came to the Yukon in 1979.

Places you will find her work:  Royal Collection of Drawings and Watercolours, Windsor Castle, UK; Yukon Government Permanent Art Collection, City of Whitehorse Canada Games Centre, Beringia Interpretive Centre, Keno City Mining Museum, and Crown Life. In Toronto, 2000, a Loponen image was included in an exhibition that chronicled the history of Canadian watercolours 1925-2000.

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of HHSY

Lucile Hunter was an intrepid Yukon pioneer. Just 35 years after slavery was abolished in 1863 in the United States, she and her husband, Charles, joined the stampede to the Klondike from the US in 1897. As black Americans, they hoped to trade the... Read more

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Issue: 2017-04-05, PHOTO: Kim Beggs

Artists, musicians, songwriters, general creative types and arts lovers alike might want to think about taking a little vacation time this summer. The Keno City Music and Art Workshop For Adults is returning for its second year, with workshops... Read more


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Issue: 2015-10-22 PHOTO: Courtesy of Lillian Loponen

Whet your appetite for lunch on Lillian Loponen’s new canvases at the Yukon College Hilltop Bistro this fall. The show, called Touch of Green: Enchanted Places, explores the colour green in washes and gestural brushstrokes. The show will be on... Read more

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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 Read more

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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. Read more

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In the lobby of the Yukon Government Administration Building, just behind the library, you can see this year's eight new additions to the Yukon Permanent Art Collection. The collection "belongs to the people of the Yukon," ... Read more

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Over the past 10 years, computers have greatly changed how some artists make their work and how most of them do business. Read more

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