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November 20, 2016

To celebrate the book launch on Salt Spring, here are 7 paintings that Mary made there in the 1970s. READ MORE READ MORE READ MORE READ MORE READ MORE READ MORE READ MORE

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How exciting! You are among the first to see these paintings.
They were locked away in Mary Filer's home studio for decades, while she created her amazing glass sculptures, working till she was 88 years old.
A stroke forced her retirement, and in November 2013 the sale of her home at 1107 W7th Ave., Vancouver, BC.
I helped Rory Filer with the sale of some of her other artwork at that time.

 

The treasure house was opened!

I undertook to catalogue and save all the paintings she kept in the back store-room. About 700 of them... what a mega-project.
To my delight they included her West Coast period... exuberant celebrations of landscape, ocean and light, painted in the 1970s when she and my uncle Harold Spence-Sales lived in Victoria.
Here they are, for you to enjoy.

For a quick overview click here

The website is being created as I write, so check back again soon and you will find more.
The paintings will be for sale, but are not yet priced.

 

Featured Artwork

Featured Artwork

0642

December 15, 1967

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0526

September 16, 1985

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0583

October 1, 2016

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0552

October 1, 2016

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0543

October 1, 2016

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0425

January 24, 1984

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0562

October 1, 2016

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0625

February 11, 1967

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0490

December 27, 1985

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0441

January 7, 1986

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