Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Life: Emily Carr and Her Female Contemporaries – Canadian Art
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Agenda / December 07–June 28, 2021

Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Life: Emily Carr and Her Female Contemporaries

Emily Carr, Untitled, 1930–31 charcoal and oil on paper Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Emily Carr Trust Photo: Maegan Hill-Carroll, Vancouver Art Gallery Emily Carr, Untitled, 1930–31. Charcoal and oil on paper. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Emily Carr Trust. Photo: Maegan Hill-Carroll, Vancouver Art Gallery.
Vancouver Art Gallery

750 Hornby Street

Vancouver,British Columbia

Date

December 07–June 28, 2021

Curator

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).