Artists

Wooden Boat Experience, Videos by Scott Ouderkirk

Scott has also produced a 5-part series of videos on "The Wooden Boat."

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
Scott Ouderkirk

Stephen Shay - The Wood Shepherd

Stephen Shay, a talented craftsman turns out wooden folk-art pieces under the name, “The Wood Shepherd,” in homage to his past career as a Christian clergyman.

Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019
Tom King

Lisa Free - Her Work Beautifully Evokes the St. Lawrence River

Lisa Free is an active professional painter, and watching her at work is magical.

Volume 14, Issue 9, September 2019
Liz Huff

"The Wind in the Islands," an Animated Audio Book for River Rats...

An animated audio book version of The Wind in the Islands... Performed by Scott's daughter, Merideth, and featuring Scott's animated drawings,

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Scott Ouderkirk

Frank Shattuck, Tailor and More

It starts with a picture on Facebook’s Thousand Islands River Rats Now and Then page, back a couple of months ago. The picture looked like a pattern ...

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Susan W. Smith

Theodore Gegoux Painted the Steamboat St. Lawrence, Who Was He?

Whatever happened to Theodore Gegoux’s painting of the palatial steamboat St. Lawrence during a searchlight excursion in 1894 in the Thousan

Volume 13, Issue 10, October 2018
Richard Palmer

Songs, like Friends, are Gifts

I began writing and performing original songs while attending Gananoque Secondary School, located in the historic Heart of the Thousand Islands.

Volume 13, Issue 7, July 2018
Susan W. Smith