Jeremy Down is an artist who derives his inspiration from the natural world, delving deep into himself and the landscape to produce his remarkable works. His raw relationship with the mountains and lakes around his home in BC’s Slocan Valley has yielded some impressive canvasses - but it also almost cost him his life. His near drowning, in 2000 while out painting in his canoe, induced a near-death experience that would change his approach to painting as well as living.
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