Rainforest Project - Preservation of the Wilderness    1990

Carmanah Vallery, B.C., Canada

Meares Island, B.C., Canada

     Amy Loewan collaborated with the Muttart Conservatory of Edmonton in the year 1990 to create an educational display of the Canadian temperate rainforest. At that time, old growth forests on the west coast was under the threat of mass clear cutting. Amy travelled to Vancouver Island and painted on location the old growth forests of Carmanah Vallery and Meares Island. The paintings were then displayed in a major exhibition at the Muttart Conservatory.

Hanging Garden Tree 1990, Carmanah Valley watercolour on paper 30" x 22"
Largest known living Cedar in Canada; over 1500 years old.

The Living water 1990
watercolour on paper, 30" x 22"

Giant Cedar 1990, Meares Island
watercolour on paper, 30" x 22"