Matt James

Matt James is a painter, illustrator and musician. His illustrations appear in books that have won many prestigious awards including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, the New Mexico Book Award and the Governor General’s Award for Illustration.

His illustrations for the children’s book based on the iconic song “Northwest Passage” by legendary Canadian songwriter and singer Stan Rogers and tells the dramatic story of the search for the elusive route through the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific, which for hundreds of years and once again today, nations, explorers and commercial interests have dreamt of conquering, often with tragic consequences.

The works featured in the gallery are original works from the award-winning series.

Available works