-The Group of seven endured some harsh criticism because
of their unique painting styles.
-More Canadian artists focused on Canadian themes, magazines,
-Organizations were formed to promote them
-Emily Carr was by the late twenties realizing her own vision of the land in a
fashion that won increasing acclaim.
became the first woman to gain national and international recognition for her painting.
on, she also won fame for her writing.
-She studied art in San Francisco and London, and then moved to Vancouver
where she lived a strange, solidarity life until she was introduced to the group
-She spent months in the woods, living with natives
on the Queen Charlotte Islands or journeying up the Skeena and Nass rivers in
-Other artists who were
creating distinctively Canadian art at the time were David Milne (a Toronto
artist), James Wilson Morrice, Clarence Gagnon, Prudence Heward, Sarah Robinson,
and Ann Savage along with many other painters who were regular habitués of Maurice Cullen’s beaver hall studio in Montreal.
-More art schools opened in cities across the country
bought and read poetry and fiction by Canadian writers at this time as well.
-Ralph Connor wrote more than 30 novels that had vast
world-wide sales because of their Canadian locales.
-Stephen Leacock was a
professor, and the best loved humorist in the world.
-Lily Adams Beck produced a flood of historical romances
such as “The Divine Lady”.
-Mazo de la Roche produced
several novels (“Jalna”) and won the Atlantic Monthly’s $10,000 prize in 1927.
-Many writers wrote about Canadian culture such as the
social problems generated from the dramatic shift in the population from country to city
-1921-Canadian Authors' Association was founded to back Canadian writers
-At this time Canada also had a few of its own magazines
that expressed Canadian Culture. These included Canadian Forum, Time, Film Fun,
Motion Picture, and Popular Science. Greyhound Bus advertisements were also around
at the time.