Watercolor Painting of Caribou “Flags Up” SOLD

Original Painting by Alaska Artist Gail Niebrugge “Flags Up” 12″ x 16″ watercolor painting ©1985 Sold. Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge’s last post showed an acrylic painting of caribou in the Nabesna Road region of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, this work is from research in the same area but completed about ten years earlier when […]

Painting “Caribou Crossing” in Wilderness Alaska SOLD

Original Painting by Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge “Caribou Crossing” 15.5″ x 23.5″ acrylic painting SOLD. Fall in the Wrangell-St. Elias region of interior Alaska begins in early September and lasts only a few weeks, the colors are intense, richly saturated and strong.  In a word, beautiful.  The research for “Caribou Crossing” was done during the […]

Winter Sunset Painting – “Open Water” SOLD

Original Painting by Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge “Open Water” original painting 15″x20″ acrylic/ watercolor on rag board, matted and framed under glass SOLD Limited edition prints SOLD OUT Another painting from Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge’s work in the Wrangell-St. Elias region of Alaska’s wilderness.  “Open Water” was painted in 1994 from research done several years […]

Chitistone Canyon Painting “Prospect Ridge” SOLD

Original Painting by Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge “Prospect Ridge” original watercolor/acrylic painting 14.5″x37″ Sold. Back to memory lane and the history of Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge’s work in the Wrangell-St. Elias region of Alaska.  During 1992 Niebrugge began a painting using research from a trip taken in 1976, where she flew in the mail plane […]

The Historic Chittitu Gold Mine

Continued from…… Waking from a wet and rainy night in my dry tent at May Creek, I dressed and hurried over to the main cabin for breakfast and news of the day.  The Gulkana hangar radioed that clouds were on the deck at the airport, it was raining hard and flights would be delayed.  There […]

Climbing to Green Butte Mine Tunnel

Continued from….. I scrambled across scree and boulders to explore the tunnel mine shaft of the historic Green Butte copper mine in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska. These decomposing, rickety structures are intimidating and it took me awhile to gather up enough nerve to poke around inside.  Before I was finished exploring it was […]

Exploring the Historic Green Butte Mine

Continued from…. The employees of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park were courteous and kind to me, as Artist-in-Residence they let me sit in the front seat of the helicopter during our ride from May Creek to Green Butte.  It scenery was spectacular, and the location of the old copper mine was incredible.  It was perched […]

Hiking Around May Creek Alaska

Young Creek near the park service wilderness headquarters at May Creek. continued from…. It was a beautiful evening on my first day as Artist-in-Residence stationed at May Creek, the clouds cleared and the long low light of the Alaska summer lit the mountains to the east.  Alone with my camera I hiked the trail to […]

From My Journal; May Creek, Alaska 1989

The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park was established in 1980 while we were living in the region.  It is the nation’s largest park covering over 13 million acres, most of it is wilderness.  The park is accessible only by two rough gravel roads, most areas are reached by small aircraft that can land on gravel, or […]

Common Green Aurora Borealis Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original Painting “Green Aurora” acrylic on rag board 7″ x 15″ Original SOLD, limited edition prints sold out On a clear night during winter the green aurora borealis can be found dancing in the sky somewhere. One has only to watch and wait and this beautiful phenomena will appear. […]

Rare Red Aurora Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original painting “Red Aurora” Acrylic on rag board 7″ x 24″, matted and framed under glass Original SOLD, limited edition prints sold out If you haven’t had the pleasure to witness a red aurora borealis, you have missed a spectacular, wondrous event. The red-colored northern lights are like nothing […]

Aurora Borealis Rayed Band Formation Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original painting “Night Light” Acrylic on rag paper 28″ x 30″, matted and framed under glass Original painting SOLD, limited edition prints SOLD OUT Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge’s goal is to paint the northern lights in a unique way to show how truly awesome they are. The artist wants […]

Original Painting of Richardson Highway Fall SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original painting “Mile 60 Richardson” Acrylic and watercolor 22″ x 30″ on rag paper, matted and framed under glass SOLD Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge becomes frenzied as she trys to gather as much research as she can during fall in Alaska’s interior, the season is short and brilliant lasting […]

Mt. Wrangell “Ice Field” Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original painting “Ice Field” Acrylic and watercolor 18″ x 24″ on rag paper, matted and framed under glass SOLD Piloting her own single engine Cessna along the lower elevations of the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska, worked fine until artist Gail Niebrugge became so fascinated with the subjects outside the windshield […]

A Stabilized Kennicott Mill Building Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original painting “Kennicott;Stabilized” Acrylic on Sintra panel original 36″ x 47″ SOLD Limited edition prints and a mini print available. “It is with great pleasure”, said Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge, “that I lived to paint the stabilized version of the historic Kennicott Copper Mill and offer it in a […]

Kennicott; Pre-Restoration acrylic painting SOLD

Original painting “Kennicott;Pre-Restoration” Acrylic on Sintra panel 40″ x 60″ SOLD Part of the permanent collection of Fountainhead Hotels, Sophie Station, Fairbanks, Alaska. This very large acrylic painting of the Kennicott Copper Mill is shown from the vantage point of the road bed just before the bridge over National Creek. This bridge washed out during […]

Kennicott Copper Mill in Winter Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original Painting “Frozen Copper” Acrylic/watercolor on rag paper 18″ x 29″, matted and framed under glass Original painting SOLD, limited edition prints SOLD OUT, a few artist proofs may be available. Through the years Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge has explored every nook and cranny of the historic Kennicott Copper […]

Wooden Wagon Wheels Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original Painting “Vintage Valley” Acrylic on Sintra panel 18″ x 13″ Commissioned by the Teeland Middle School, Wasilla, Alaska. Limited edition prints available. One of the best parts of the historic Mc Carthy/Kennicott area is the abundance of artifacts, tools, wagons, parts, and containers scattered here and there. A […]

Another View of the Kennicott Original Painting SOLD

Original Painting by Artist Gail Niebrugge Original painting “Copper Town” Acrylic on rag paper 18″ x 29″matted and framed under glass  SOLD This painting is published on the cover of “Mountain Wilderness” an illustrated history of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska by William R. Hunt published by Alaska Natural History Association.  The research for […]

The Office at Kennicott Original Drawing SOLD

Original drawing by artist Gail Niebrugge Original drawing “The Office; Kennicott” ink/watercolor 12″ x 16″ on rag board, matted and framed under glass SOLD Back to the series on Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge’s early days living and painting the Wrangell-St. Elias. One of the artists favorite buildings at historic Kennicott Copper Mine in the Wrangell-St. […]

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