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A look at how the Depression had affected Emily Carr and her economic means. She took to running a boarding house and making pottery to be sold to tourists to get by and did not have time to paint
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Students are to match each quote to one of the images shown below – and then are encouraged to find other Carr works that could fit the quotes from the other reference sites listed.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Students are encouraged to take their favourite tools and venture outside to work ‘en plein air’ – to capture an appealing landscape in one sitting without overworking it.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Students are to verbally describe a subject before sketching or painting, to ‘word’ what they see, in order to explore the idea in a different and deeper way.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
A look at the evolved style of Emily Carr, of her work that drew comparisons with Vincent Van Gogh. Her work at this point expressed more of what she felt than what she saw.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
A look at early Victoria from when the Carr family arrived in 1863 until 1910 through the eyes of a young Emily Carr, as well as a glance back to its start as a Hudson’s Bay Fort in 1843.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
The suggested project is to encourage students to explore their dreams and images that come to mind and to follow their hunches.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Emily Carr breaks away from her ‘Indian motif’ at the suggestion of Group of Seven member Lawren Harris, who had a profound effect on her and her art. This is the start of her affair with forests.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Emily Carr’s trip to Sitka, Alaska in 1907 where she painted the totem poles of the Tlinget people – the beginning of her connection and mutual affection with First Nations people and their culture.
Collection: Emily Carr: In Her Own Words
Creator: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

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