Join us on March 9 from 6-10 pm for
The Auction | Art + Fare.
The Auction will be an evening to remember as the fabulous Alison Ross from Kilshaw's wields the gavel and we present art never before seen at auction.
We are so delighted to announce that our Special Guest for The Auction will be Christina Johnson-Dean, acclaimed author of The Life and Art of Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher. Ms. Johnson-Dean will be on hand to sign copies of this fascinating book, which will also be available for purchase on this evening.
Christina Johnson-Dean graduated from the University of California (B.A. in History, Art) and trained as a teacher. After teaching and travelling around the world, she settled in Victoria, B.C. At the University of Victoria, she completed an MA (History in Art), serving as a teaching assistant and creating courses in local art history for Continuing Studies. Her publications include The Crease Family: A Record of Settlement and Service in British Columbia (B.C. Archives, 1981), “B.C. Women Artists 1885-1920” in British Columbia Women Artists (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1985), and 3 books in the acclaimed Unheralded Artists of BC series, The Life and Art of Ina D.D. Uhthoﬀ, The Life and Art of Edythe Hembroﬀ-Schleicher and The Life and Art of Mary Filer, (Mother Tongue Publishing, 2012, 2013, 2016). She and her husband have two daughters and two grandchildren.