Helen Griffin
A watercolour by Helen Griffin.  Looks like Mace Point to me.

(Source: Helen Griffin's Savary Island, 2010)

A watercolour by Helen Griffin. Looks like Mace Point to me.

(Source: Helen Griffin's Savary Island, 2010)


The above is from Helen Griffin's Savary Island, a two volume set of 140 sketches that she drew on Savary Island between 1952 and 1984.

You can buy the two volume set for $80.00 (plus $10.00 shipping) from Tony Griffin at (604) 731-5362.

Proceeds go to the Savary Island Heritage Society and the BC Cancer Foundation.

Notes
1. "In the late forties Helen Griffin (1916-1984) first came to Savary with her husband Tom and daughter Anne. The family rented the Stoddart cottage just beside their close friends Tony and Dorothy McIntyre. …

These books were diaries, sketches for later paintings, and travelogues. She would write recipes in them, notes from lectures, grocery lists and once the semblance of a will.

But most of the work was drawing. … They show her first works, some in ballpoint pen, tentative, and her last paintings, full of confidence not just in her talent but also in her vision."
(Kluckner, Vanishing BC)
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