Gretchen Leggitt Rides the Line between Art and Adventure

It’s no secret that creation and adventure are intricately linked. Some of the most celebrated artists throughout history have used their experiences in the natural world to guide their work, and similarly, many of the most celebrated action-sport athletes of our time are also consummate artists that seek out adventure to seed their creativity and set a road map to the sublime.

One such artist, 33-year-old Bellingham-based Gretchen Leggitt, has taken her love of wild places and over the years applied it to a variety of artistic disciplines, including painting, water color, drawing and pyrography, which is the art of engraving wood with a heated metallic point.

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