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Author Sheryl Salloum - The Life and Art of Mildred Valley Thornton

The Unheralded Artists of BC is a series of books celebrating little and lesser known artists from our province. The latest in the series is called "The Life and Art of Mildred Valley Thornton" and it's written and researched by Sheryl Salloum. Mildred Valley Thornton was a contemporary of Emily Carr's, though by all accounts, they didn't much like each other. Her paintings capture depict vibrantly coloured BC landscapes and people, especially first nations people.

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Readings coming up: November 19th from 3-4 pm at the Nanaimo Public Library and November 23 at the VPL Peter Kaye room at 7 pm. On November 24th she will be talking to the Vancouver Historical Society at the Museum of Vancouver at 7:30 pm.

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