Northern Wilds is a monthly outdoors magazine that focuses on articles related to Lake Superior’s North Shore. Shawn Perich writes about the internationally renown Group of Seven artists who painted Northern Ontario a century ago, and how the modern day quest of Gary and Joanie McGuffin and Michael Burtch have discovered that these painted landscapes still exist today. This article focusing on the trio’s research in Algoma and the Lake Superior North Shore, and their resulting documentary film, is illustrated with McGuffin’s photography matched to Group of Seven paintings. Perich discusses how these adventurers are involved in conserving these heritage landscapes by developing cultural and eco-tourism opportunities.
To read the full article visit: northernwilds.com
To find out more about the McGuffins Group of Seven quest and the documentary film “Painted Land” go to Group of Seven – Heritage Landscape page.