Emily Carr and Charles John Collings both used watercolour to interpret their surroundings in British Columbia during the first half of the twentieth century. However, their art-making practices and approaches to their work couldn’t have been more different. Hope at Dawn: Watercolours by Emily Carr and Charles John Collings presents an in-depth look at their work, which includes many of Carr’s explorations of First Nations culture and Collings’ studies from his native England. The main focus of the watercolours is the rugged landscape of the province that inspired both artists.
This catalogue was published in conjunction with Hope at Dawn: Watercolours by Emily Carr and Charles John Collings, an exhibition organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Ian Tom, Senior Curator - Historical, November 22, 2012 to May 26, 2013.
Foreword by Kathleen Bartels
Essay by Ian M. Thom
8.4 x 10.2 inches
approx. 70 colour illustrations
Vancouver Art Gallery