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Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant Arnold, Audain Curator of British Columbia Art
Organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Grant Arnold, Audain Curator of British Columbia Art, “Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Life: Emily Carr and Her Female Contemporaries” is drawn primarily from the Gallery’s permanent collection.
Artists include: Unity Bainbridge (b. 1916, Victoria, BC; d. 2017, Vancouver, BC), Emily Carr (b. 1871, Victoria, BC; d. 1945, Victoria, BC), Nan Cheney (b. 1897, Windsor, NS; d. 1985, Vancouver, BC), Amy Cooper (Sto:lo, Ts’elxwéyeqw First Peoples, Th’ewá:li First Nation) (b. n.d., Th’ewá:li; d. 1975), Olea Davis (b. 1899, Buffalo, NY; d. 1977, Vancouver, BC), Gertrude Dick (Dzawada’enuxw First Nation) (n.d., Gwa’yi), Lilias Farley (b. 1907; d. 1989), Statira Frame (b. 1858, Granby, ON; d. 1935, Vancouver, BC), Rowena Gross (n.d.), Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher (b. 1906, Moose Jaw, SK; d. 1994, Victoria, BC), Beatrice Lennie (b. 1904, Nelson, BC; d. 1987, Vancouver, BC), Grace Wilson Melvin (b. 1892, Scotland; d. 1977, Vancouver, BC), Irene Hoffar Reid (b. 1908, Vancouver, BC; d. 1994, Sidney, BC), Ina Uhthoff (b. 1889, Kirn, Scotland; d. 1971, Carleton Place, ON), Unknown Séliš (Salish) makers, Placida Wallace (Líl̓wat Nation) (n.d., Mount Currie), Vera Olivia Weatherbie (b. 1909, Vancouver, BC; d. 1977, New Westminster, BC) and Margaret Williams (b. 1902; d. 1981).