Emily Carr is one of Western Canada’s most beloved artists and authors. She was a member of the Group of Seven, a famous group of Canadian artists who influenced the national identity during the early 20th Century. She drew heavily on nature’s interplay with the modern world and traditional aboriginal culture as inspiration.Emily Carr is also the author of several books, mostly about aboriginal culture and life.
Emily Carr was from Victoria, British Columbia, and her gravestone and her house, which is now a national historic site and museum, can be viewed today by the general public. Below are some of her more famous paintings.
Odds & Ends, 1939
Blunden Harbour, 1930
Autumn in France, 1911
The Tree, 1931