News from the Ray Troll Universe

Salmonscape: Voices for the Tongass film

I had the privilege of working with a talented young director named Colin Arisman and producer Elsa Sebastian on a short film…

Salmonstock and Salmonfest Photos over the years…

I've had the privilege of being the "un-o-fishal" Salmonstock/Salmonfest artist from its inception in 2011 all the way til 2020. Right from…

Salmonstock and Salmonfest Art since 2011

Back in late 2010 a number of activists came together to try to stop the Pebble Mine, a massive open-pit gold and…

Smithsonian Webinar with Kirk Johnson

On June 20, 2020 I participated in a very fun, live zoom "webinar" with my paleobotanist pal Dr. Kirk Johnson, director of…

Alaska Show Podcast

Alex Trokey, host of the Alaska Show podcast, sits down with Ray Troll, Ketchikan-based artist, to discuss how Alaska's fishing industry inspired…

Seattle Times Ratfish Wranglers article

Ratfish Wranglers’ skipper, Ray Troll, is hooked on fish-based music, art, nature Photos and story by Alan Berner, Seattle Times, February 29,…

A Bed in the Woods, 2

A BED IN THE WOODS II   44 YEARS LATER   JANUARY 19, 2020, SMOKY HILL RIVER   It’s 8:15 in the…

A Bed in the Woods 1, 1976

In January of 1976 I took a class called ‘Conceptual Art’, co-taught by my sculpture professor Don Osborn and painter Tom Klocke. …