IAIN BAXTER (back to tributes)
(1936-) As a young aspiring artist Baxter first met Bates in Calgary around 1958. He visited him several times over the next two years. Later Baxter founded N.E. Thing Co. (1966) with his wife Ingrid.
FERDINAND ECKHARDT (back to tributes)
Director of the Winnipeg Art Gallery from 1953 to 1973
TED GODWIN (back to tributes)
(1933- ) Calgarian by birth, education (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology 1951-55) and choice. Painter, member of the Regina Five, Professor of Art at the University of Regina from 1964 to 1985.
COLIN GRAHAM (back to tributes)
(1915- ) Former Director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, painter, founding member of the Society of Limners (1971), RCA, LL.D.
ILLINGWORTH KERR (back to tributes)
(1905-1989) Painter, Head of the Art Department of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary from 1947 to 1967.
RUSSEL KEZIERE (back to tributes)
Editor of Vanguard, writer/curator on Kim Moodie, Al McWilliams and Arnaud Maggs.
ROY KIYOOKA (back to tributes)
(1926-1994) Bates's friend, painter, mixed media artist,
poet. Grew up in Calgary, studied at Provincial Institute of Technology
and Art (Calgary) / Southern Alberta Institute of Technology 1946-49
and lived in Calgary 1950-55.
PAUL A. KYLE (back to tributes)
Commercial art gallery dealer and agent in Victoria and Vancouver.
JOAN LOWNDES (back to tributes)
Visual art critic for the Vancouver Sun in the '70s.
JOCK MACDONALD (back to tributes)
(1897-1960) Bates's friend, painter, member of Painters
Eleven, head of the art department of Southern Alberta Institute
of Technology 1946-47, instructor at Ontario College of Art (Toronto)
MICHAEL MORRIS (back to tributes)
(1942-) Bates's friend, mixed media artist, co-founder of Image Bank and the Western Front Society and the Morris/Trasov Archive.
J. McL. NICOLL (back to tributes)
Member of Alberta Society of Artists - provincial association of professional artists in Alberta; draughtsman, painter.
FRANK NOWOSAD (back to tributes)
Writer for the Vancouver Sun, 1982.
P.K. PAGE (back to tributes)
(1916- ) Poet, prose writer and visual artist.
FRANK PALMER (back to tributes)
(1921-1990) Abstract painter.
MYFANWY PAVELIC (back to tributes)
(1916-) Portrait painter and founding member of the Society of Limners (1971).
DORIS SHADBOLT (back to tributes)
Curator, writer on Emily Carr, Bill Reid and Paterson Ewen, critic, co-founded the Vancouver Institute for the Visual Arts (VIVA).
JACK SHADBOLT (back to tributes)
(1909-1998) Painter, Head of Painting and Drawing Section, Vancouver School of Art, 1945-1966, co-founded the Vancouver Institute for the Visual Arts (VIVA).
DAVID P. SILCOX F.R.S.A., L.L.D. (back to tributes)
Vice President and Managing Director of Sotheby's Canada; author of books on David Milne, Christopher Pratt, Tom Thomson; Deputy Minister of Culture and Communications for the Province of Ontario (1986-1991); Assistant Deputy Minister for Culture, Department of Communications, Government of Canada (1983-1985); Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University (1970-1977) and Senior Arts Officer, Canada Council (1965-1970).
ROBIN SKELTON (back to tributes)
(1925-1997) Poet, writer, critic, publisher, founding editor of The Malahat Review (1967); associate professor in the English Department of University of Victoria.
JOHN HAROLD THOMAS SNOW (back to tributes)
(1911-) Bates's Friend since 1947; artist known for colour lithographs, woodcuts, watercolours, oil paintings and figurative polychrome sculptures.
JOHN VANCE SNOW (back to tributes)
Children's literature specialist, poet and educator.
RONALD GYO-ZO SPICKETT (back to tributes)
(1926- ) Painter, muralist, writer of "Art as a Mirror of Tathagata Dhyana" (1973).
IAN THOM (back to tributes)
Curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery and previously the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; writer of catalogues and books on Emily Carr, Ann Kipling, Micah Lexier, Gordon Smith and Lemoine Fitzgerald.
NANCY TOWNSHEND (back to tributes)
Specialist on Maxwell Bates; curator of this Site (excluding architecture) and guest curator of "Maxwell Bates: At the Crossroads of Expressionism" with Michael Morris for the Edmonton Art Gallery 2004; writer on History of Art in Alberta 1905-1970; Cultural Consultant II for the Visual Arts Branch, Alberta Culture 1982 - 1990; educator; fourth generation Calgarian.
LUCY WERTHEIM (back to tributes)
Commercial art gallery dealer in London (1930-39) and Manchester (1932-33); founder of the Twenties Group (1930- ) which included Barbara Hepworth, Victor Pasmore, Christopher Wood, and Maxwell Bates.
MONCRIEFF WILLIAMSON (back to tributes)
Curator/Director of Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI.