Travels in Dream Land – Recent Paintings and Children’s Book Illustrations

July 13 to 25
Rae Maté

Opening Friday, July 13, 7 to 9Image

For almost 25 years Painter and Children’s book illustrator Rae Maté has been well known on Hornby Island and Vancouver BC for her emotionally expressive paintings of people and flowers as well as playful “portraits” of cats, mice, birds and crocodile creatures. Rae uses acrylic paint and “lots of love” to translate her felt experiences and personal visions onto canvas, wood and paper. Along with new paintings this show will include a selection of the original illustrations from her 2011 book, Pussycat, Pussycat Where Have You Been?, praised by the NY Times and nominated for three major book awards in Canada, including the BC Book Prize and the Marylin Baillie Award. Signed archival prints of the Pussycat book illustrations and copies Rae’s three books will also be available for purchase.


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