Artists in their Studios

Where Art is Born

By (author): Robert Amos
ISBN 9781894898584
Hardcover | Publication Date: October 2, 2007
Book Dimensions: 10.125 in x 9.375 in
160 Pages

About the Book

Artist Robert Amos gives readers a fascinating insider’s tour of studios on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands where some of Canada’s best-known artists create works.

Spanning more than 15 years of interviews and photographs, Amos has created panoramic collages of these artists’ creative spaces, and even more revealing images with his words. Not merely biography, Amos includes examples of completed works, and the insight that only another artist, and talented arts writer, can.

Artists in Their Studios is both a stunning compilation of our Canadian artistic heritage, and proof that art work in progress is art in itself.

Enter the studios of: Robert Amos, Colin Graham, Ron Parker, Sarah Amos, Ted Harrison, Myfanwy Pavelic, Nixie Barton, Harry Heine, Jerry Pethick, Robert Bateman, Martin Honisch, Geoffrey Rock, Pat Martin Bates, E.J. Hughes, Carole Sabiston, Maxwell Bates, Fenwick Lansdowne, Duncan Regehr, Maarten Schaddelee, Zhang Bu, Grant Leier, Phyllis Serota, Emily Carr, Miles Lowry, Godfrey Stephens, Pat Cook, Judy McLaren, Norman Yates, Len Gibbs, Wayne Ngan, Jimmy Wright, Jim Gordaneer, Peggy Walton Packard.

About the Author(s)

Robert Amos, a writer and artist, was the art writer for the Victoria Times Colonist since 1986 and has published eight books on art including E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island. Robert has painted thousands of pictures of the urban landscape and specializes in commissioned paintings of homes and gardens. Robert has been the artist in residence at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria and is an Honorary Citizen of Victoria. He was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1995. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia with his wife Sarah. Please visit Robert's website at robertamos.com.