Sea to Sky

AUDAIN ART MUSEUM: October 19

2019_10_02 Audain EventSo honoured to be part of this event at the Audain Art Museum for the Whistler Writers Festival on October 19.

“As a compliment to Whistler Writers Festival (Oct 17-20), the museum is hosting a day to launch new books that relate to the collection. Including Kiriko Watanabe, the AAM’s Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky curator and Carr, who will discuss the catalogue produced for ‘Emily Carr : Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast’, Geoffrey Erickson AOCA, who will talk about the new book Eppich House II, The Story of an Arthur Erickson Masterwork and Laurie Carter, who will share her third book in a series ‘Emily Carr’s BC: South Coast to the Interior.”

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SQUAMISH CHIEF Features Emily Carr’s BC: South Coast to the Interior

2019-09-05 | Squamish ChiefFull text: Squamish Chief

Author in Squamish to talk about artist Emily Carr and her time in the Sea to Sky
Includes story about Carr, a cop, a convict and a shot dog in Lillooet

Author Laurie Carter marvels at the tenacity shown by iconic artist Emily Carr, who visited Brackendale on her last journey north.

Carter’s latest book Emily Carr’s B.C.: South Coast to the Interior, is the final instalment of the writer’s trilogy on Carr. It features Carr’s life from her return to B.C. after studying in England in 1904 to her final expedition up the Sea to Sky and through Lillooet in 1933. Carr stopped for some time in Brackendale to visit her niece Lillian Rae.

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Emily Carr’s BC: Book 3 ~ April 21

Emily Carrs BC-BOOK 3-FINAL.inddIt’s almost here. Pre-order online:

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The final volume of my groundbreaking trilogy, Emily Carr’s B.C., presents the culmination of a journey far beyond anything I ever imagined when I set out to explore the landscapes, historical environment, and First Nations traditions that shaped an icon. Author and artist Emily Carr led a merry chase to some of the best-loved destinations and remotest outposts of the province, revealing her character and motivation every step of the way. Wherever this epic traveller (and her trusty canine companions) ventured, I was determined to follow. Book three traces the Vancouver years; forays to the Cariboo, Shuswap, Thompson, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Canyon and Okanagan Valley; concluding with what we know today as the Sea-to-Sky corridor, Carr’s last great expedition.

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