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  • Prudence Heward

    Canadian Modernist Painter by

    At a time of disdain for modern art and widespread discrimination against women artists, Prudence Heward challenged the conventional in portraits that capture subtleties of emotion and often reflect her own struggles against illness and family ...


  • The Art of Carol Janeway

    A Tile & Ceramics Career with Georg Jensen Inc. and Ossip Zadkine in 1940s Manhattan by

    The Art of Carol Janeway portrays the exotic life and artistic career of a woman whose commercial success as a tile decorator and ceramist in New York in the 1940s and later retirement due to lead poisoning offer a fascinating study. Victoria ...


  • Mother, the Verb, Swan Sister Treasure Book

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    Mother, the Verb is a collection of work by established and aspirant artists, mostly women, but a few alliies, who serve the idea of One Human Family in their work. Some, like Heather Spears who drew and reported about the children of the Intifada, ...


  • Saskatchewan Sentinels A to Z

    The Prairie Art of Herman J. Friesen by

    The images in this book have been organized in alphabetical order. As you journey through the alphabet, each image depicts a Saskatchewan town with the stately elevators that were so essential to the settlement and growth of the province. You will ...


  • The Forgotten Legend

    The Life Story of John Wilson McLaren O.S.A. Canadian Artist, Illustrator and Actor 1895-1988 by

    For generations, Canadian artists have made their mark on the world, with countless individuals rising to fame on stage and screen, and as frontrunners in the various arts, inspiring and influencing all who come after them. One of these legends ...


  • A Work in Progress

    The Life my Brother Saved by

    Following the success of his first book, Dancing with Rejection: A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality, the Canadian artist, author, and kidney health advocate Michael R. Gaudet brings us the second part to his captivating trilogy of memoirs. A Work in ...


  • Chasing the Muse: Canada

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    By adapting a code of conduct at a young age (the Code of the Trail), Lloyd embarked on a lifelong quest to live out his every dream. He became a pilot, he had a brush with the big time in the NHL, he flew with the Snowbirds, he had remarkable ...


  • Sketches From Siberia

    The Life of Jacob D.Sudermann by

    A poignant biography of Jacob Davidovitch Sudermann, a teacher and artist from a Russian Mennonite community who, like so many others, fell victim to the bloodthirsty paranoia of the Stalinist purges and died in a Siberian gulag in 1937. Sketches ...


  • Etched in Time

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    A small town childhood of mysteries and secrecy in the years after one war. Discovering new worlds as a student at the Ontario College of Art during a second war. Marriage, betrayal, divorce and an artistic career as one of Canada’s foremost ...


  • Red Fred's Dead

    An autobiography of a Kid from San Diego by

    This is a highly entertaining, fast -moving, vibrant account of the life of a man who didn't always take the obvious pathways, but always made the most of the pathways he found himself along. This book offers a great deal of colorful detail about ...