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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Gates of the Arctic Resident Artists

2004 Resident Artists take a break during their backpacking Artist in Resident patrol.

NPS Photo by Teri McMillan

2004 Resident Artists Anne Hanley, Debbie Miller, and Carolyn Kremers. Three writers on a two week backpacking trip.
 
Sculptor Hugh McPeak cooks his dinner while on the 2005 Artist in Residence Patrol.

NPS Photo by Rick Dolan

2005 Resident Artist sculptor Hugh McPeck.
 
Resident Artist Mark Ross and Ranger Pete Christian get out of the sun under a tarp.

NPS Photo by Peter Christian

2006 Resident Artist naturalist illustrator Mark Ross with Ranger Pete Christian. Click here for Mark's shrike page. Click here for Mark's golden eagle page.
 
Resident Artist Carl Johns takes a picture of a caribou.

NPS photo by Tracie Pendergrast

2007 Resident Artist Carl Johnson.
 
On a blue sky snow covered day, John Foley stands atop Mt. St. Helens
2008 Resident Artist John Foley on Mt. St. Helens
 
Group photo of four people bundled up against the cold in a sheltered shrubby place.
2009 Resident Artists left to right Robin Peterson (artist), Tracie Pendergrast (NPS ranger), Don Pendergrast (NPS volunteer), Jing Zhou (artist). To see Robyn's collage click here.
 

Did You Know?

View of the Gates of the Arctic in summer sunlight.

Bob Marshall named Frigid Crags and Boreal Mountain "The Gates of the Arctic." These mountains are on the North Fork of the Koyukuk River.