2017 Poster Artist: Leanne Hodges
Leanne is primarily a self-taught artist with an academic background and technical training acquired in a variety of visual art programs in the USA and Canada. For more than twenty years she pursued an art practice while developing a remote charter boat company and raising her son, Kai. In the far reaches of coastal BC, Leanne worked as an artist, a DFO contractor enumerating salmon streams, and a guide and naturalist for wildlife charters.
The painting titled Guiding the Generations is a 2’ x 3’ oil on canvas. Leanne also painted a mural for the HI Whalers on the Point Guesthouse in Tofino.