Stories from Southeast

The Squirrel and the Bear Art Exhibition

In 2023, Stephen Lawrie and Maite Lorente premiered an exhibition honoring the lives and legacy of Southeast Alaskan artists Eric and Pam Bealer, The Squirrel & the Bear: Eric and Pam Bealer’s Life in the Tongass. It featured art and writings by Steve and Maite, who were inspired by their retreats at Sea Pony Farm. The following story was originally published in the Daily Sitka Sentinel.