March Thaw Brings Creative Spring Flow

The Chicago Winter is finally over. Artcanoe Productions has been deep in gasket repairs, kayak pool sessions, computer re-builds, new collaborators and media content expansions. December allowed for mild winter temps, cold water, and one last SUP trip before the water froze over. Canoecopia brought fun times connecting with old paddling friends, kayak sponsors, film sponsors, and […]

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Summer is Gone

Kayaking Mink River Estuary, Door County, WI from Hether Hoffmann on Vimeo. Summer is gone. Fall begins. The creative processes flow more during the cold months. Final edits of  “Andrea Knepper: Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary” are processing with help from some Chicago writers acting as story mentors. Summer was busy with kayak coaching […]

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Great American Canoe Festival

Artcanoeproductions was invited to present Bonnie A. Perry: Agency and Grace at the Great American Canoe Festival. The festival takes place in Ely, Minnesota, the gateway to the Boundary Water. There will be presentations and workshops on canoeing, kayaking, SUP, expeditions, places to paddles, and how to make boats/accessories. This weekend will be filled with […]

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Palatine Maker Fair

Artcanoe Productions will be at the Palatine Maker Fair at Quest Academy, Palatine, IL (Sat., May 21. 10-3). Hether Hoffmann is also an artist and art teacher. She will demonstrating screen printing. Art Canoe tshirts will be available for a donation to the Chicago Adventure Therapy’s Scotland Youth Kayaking trip. Donations can be made here: […]

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A Wild Ride

Over three years ago, I set a goal to combine two of my passions, film and kayaking. Living in Chicago, I was fortunate to be a part of a dynamic kayaking community. I sought formal and informal kayaking training (in order to paddle efficiently and keep myself and others safe while filming) with Nick Cunliff, […]

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