BOLDT, Barbara




Author Tags: Art

Born in Germany in 1930, Barbara Boldt immigrated to Canada after World War II, married, and raised a family before embarking on her career as a painter in middle-age. Containing over 200 of Boldt’s paintings as well as archival photos and sketches, her memoir/biography by Jane K. Watt, Places of Her Heart: The Art and Life of Barbara Boldt, speaks of the challenges and joys of establishing a career as a woman painter in Canada. Watt is also the book review editor for British Columbia History.

BOOKS:

Places of Her Heart: The Art and Life of Barbara Boldt (Fenton Street, 2012)

[BCBW 2013]