The Artists’ Archives at the University of Victoria


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This is a lavishly illustrated series of in-depth biographies of some of the foremost artists from our area, largely based on the holdings of papers in the Artists’ Archives at the Mearns Centre for Learning within the UVic McPherson Library. The artists we will study include:

  • The Artists’ Archives Historical Overview: Samuel Maclure, Katherine Maltwood, Robert Aller
  • Ted Harrison: The Happy Painting style, painter laureate of Canada’s north
  • Jack Wise: East meets west, the way of the brush
  • Margaret Peterson: California Abstraction and the Origin of the Gods
  • Glenn Howarth: Our dark knight, and the origins of digital art
  • E. J. Hughes: from Shawnigan Lake to the National Gallery

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