Co-authored with Aileen Stalker, Public Art in Vancouver: Angels Among Lions is the first comprehensive guidebook that explores Vancouver through the eyes of public art. Easy-to follow maps take readers to communities and destinations such as False Creek, Chinatown, the West End, Downtown North and South, East Vancouver, Van Dusen Botanical Garden, Stanley Park and the University of British Columbia. It includes 500 public art installations.

John Steil was raised in Edmonton and moved to Vancouver in 1992. He is a community planning consultant for a major Canadian consulting firm and has had numerous articles published in Albertan and Canadian planning journals. He is also a Vancouver visual artist and works from his studio where Chinatown, Gastown and the Port meet.


Public Art in Vancouver: Angels Among Lions (Touchwood 2009) 978-1-894898-79-9
6 x 9, 192 pages
full colour throughout

[BCBW 2009] "Art"