20/09/13 18:27   David Marshall  Sculptor  Van Dusen Gardens  Sculpture Garden  Artist Estates
David and Three Carrara Marbles in his backyard in Vancouver, circa 2000
David Marshall was a good friend of my fathers. Their friendship spanned decades.
As intense artists, they would work deeply, reflect, then meet every month, sometimes every week, to talk about the forms their art took.
David’s work has never been recognized in this province. There are some sculptures at the Van Dusen Gardens.
I went there this summer and the three sculptures on the cover of our book have been very poorly placed and have no signage. They are
by the entrance into the gardens, next to the new building.
Another good friend of David’s, George Drake, has just put up a website that has some very interesting history
about George’s passion and fight, to see David’s name reach beyond the BC borders. He has done a lot of work documentation of
David’s art. Take a look.
Abstract (1) by Ina D.D. Uhthoff, circa 1952
We are getting ready for a great fall season with two brilliant debut fiction titles and an exhibition of 40 portraits from 111 West Coast Literary Portraits at the Port Coquitlam Leigh Arts Centre end of September for a month. Claudia Cornwall and Elee Kraljii Gardiner will be reading at the opening Sat Sept 28th.
Our new website is almost finished after months to putting up with a dysfunctional site. YEAH!
The Life & Art of Ina D.D. Uhthoff by Christina Johnson-Dean has been short-listed for the Victoria Book Prize. Congratulations Christina! Her new book, The Life and Art of Edythe Hembroff- Schleicher is being launched in Vancouver Oct 5th at the Railway club back room. 5-8 pm