A.Y. Jackson

Overview

A founding member of the Group of Seven, A.Y. Jackson portrayed the Canadian landscape in a bold and inventive manner. His paintings show us the vastness and diversity of our country and illustrate a key chapter in the story of Canada’s coming of age as a nation.

Awards

Winner
Dewey Diva Pick
2009

Reviews

Through anecdotes and excerpts from Jacksons writings, Larsen portrays the public man as good-humoured and outgoing but the private man remains opaque.

Canada’s History Magazine (August, 2010)

About the Author

Wayne Larsen

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Wayne Larsen

Wayne Larsen is a Montreal artist, editor, and writer whose work has appeared in a wide variety of publications. Currently, he teaches graduate-level journalism at Concordia University and is the author of A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter and James Wilson Morrice: Painter of Light and Shadow. He lives in Verdun, QC.