Halin de Repentigny

Yukon artist Halin de Repentigny was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1959. 

Halin’s arrival in the Yukon meant a new start - especially in his artistic career. Having already gained notoriety in Quebec, he was unknown in the Yukon. Closely following his arrival to Dawson City, he began to explore life outside of civilization, the Yukon vast wilderness, and brilliant landscape emerged.

Halin has spent most of his time in the bush, where he inhabits cabins of his own construction, runs sled dogs, traps and paints. As he gets older, he also finds his work becoming more adventurous as he feels the freedom to express himself in different styles. Read more...