Women's Show-SUSAN VREELAND, author ,THE FOREST LOVER02/21/04
It was Emily Carr (1871-1945)-not Georgia O'Keefe or Frida Kahlo-who first blazed a path formodern women artists. Overcoming the confines of late Victorian culure, Carr became a majorforce in modern art. Her boldly original landscapes are praised today for capturing an untamed British Columbia just beforeindstrializationwold change it forever. The FOREST LOVER is a vibrant, suspenseful fictionalportrait of this fiercely independent, multi-talented artist. Though she died in 1945, Carr remains, a vital Canadian presence, a legend, and a national treasure. Author SUSAN VREELAND has been a New York Times best-sellingauthor and the winner of many awards.