Under the Wire is a pictorial walk into the past. Take a journey to British Columbia, Canada's Gold Mines, Ghost Towns and Historical Sites and read excerpts from Barbara St. Jean's fact based fictional historic novel titled; Under the Wire. Gold can glitter but it can't sing....or so they said in the year of the Lord 1862 in New Caledonia. It was British Territory, north of the 49Th parallel, Canada referred to by some while others called it the backwater of the wilderness.
Barbara St. Jean was a Financial Counsellor who achieved high awards in the area of Ethical Funds investing. Before entering the world of finance she worked as a Dancer and Choreographer and owned a dance studio. After leaving the investment industry in 2001 she became a Senior Editor and Art Director for a more then one National Magazine. However her heart was in the arts and she decided to turn her attention back to her own artistic endeavours by concentrating on her visual arts talents. She comes from a long line of artists well known around the world, one of which was Hans Bohme of Rothenberg. Barbara is a Sculptor, Painter, Photographer, Writer, and Visionary. Most recently she has opened her own Studio Gallery in Grand Forks, BC where she resides. All Artwork showcased in this book are available in Prints from Fine Art America @ http://barbara-saint-jean.artistwebsites.com/