Under the Influence at Dinosaur Park -Artist Talk with Heidi Bergstrom

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021Time: 2:00pmPlace: ONLINE, Zoom and Facebook Live Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta is one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canada, and the largest late Cretaceous (75 million years ago) find in the world (so far). They say, “if you drop your hat and don’t find a fossil, then … More Under the Influence at Dinosaur Park -Artist Talk with Heidi Bergstrom

Under the Influence – Day 5-7

These days are about exploration and absorption. Hiking out with the guides and my guest Kelly is amazing – we are sweating like mad but thrilled and amazed at every turn. The staff are so knowledgeable – they ignite a passion for paleontology in everyone. Its all about bones, stones, hoodoos, heat and cactus. Doesn’t … More Under the Influence – Day 5-7

Under the Influence – Day 4

I am going nuts with the bugs, disoriented being on my own for the first time (feeling a bit giddy), and the heat is amazing. We hike into an area to do some digging and I wander off a bit and find a place to sketch. Plein air is so tricky in this place. I … More Under the Influence – Day 4

Under the Influence – Day 3

Day 3 at Dinosaur Park is really about Dean and Sue de-camping and a leisurely walk around the camp. I check out the field station museum (buy some pottery of course and a DP patch) which is wonderfully air conditioned, the outdoor amphitheatre, the river and some nearby hoodoos. I get a quick sketch in … More Under the Influence – Day 3

Under the Influence – Day 2

Day 2 at Dinosaur Park – the sun is my enemy. … More Under the Influence – Day 2

Under the Influence – Day 1

The official arrival at Dinosaur Park, the prank, and lovely surprises for an unsuspecting artist. … More Under the Influence – Day 1

Under the Influence – the Dinosaur Park Journals

The back-story of a life-long obsession with the badlands at Dinosaur Provincial Park and how it has become a driving force in my art. … More Under the Influence – the Dinosaur Park Journals