Resources

Emily Carr

Vancouver Art Gallery: Emily Carr

A comprehensive site about Emily Carr including featured works, a biography with pictures, and a variety of educational resources for various grade levels.

 

Emily Carr at Home and at Work

An excellent site from the Library and Archives of Canada containing links to images, a virtual tour of Carr’s home, information about Carr’s family, a wealth of lesson plans and teacher resources, and links to sites about Carr’s writing. 

 

Historica Minutes: Emily Carr

A variety of one-minute movies about Emily Carr by Historica, which make valuable teaching aids.

 

Aboriginal Culture & Art

“The First Totem Pole”

An illustrated Haida story useful for teaching about Aboriginal culture.

 

To The Totem Forests: Emily Carr and Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages

A virtual exhibit in which the voice of the First Nations people is used to describe drawings, paintings, and prints by Emily Carr, Walter Phillips, A.Y. Jackson, George Pepper, Langdon Kihn and F.M. Bell-Smith. Incorporates historical photographs taken before and during the years these artists painted.

 

Women in Art

Women Artists in Canada

Biographies of 23 female artists in Canada from the past 150 years, including pictures and suggested readings. A biography of Emily Carr is included. Provided by the Library and Archives of Canada. 

Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher, Emily Carr: The Untold Story (1978); Doris Shadbolt, The Art of Emily Carr (1979); Maria Tippett,

Emily Carr: A Biography (1979).