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How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art | CBC Arts

She's a Canadian icon, but her career didn't take off until she was 57 years old. Hear how CBC Radio remembered the life of Emily Carr, one of art's most loved late-bloomers, on this day in 1963.

How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art | CBC Arts

How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art | CBC Arts

She's a Canadian icon, but her career didn't take off until she was 57 years old. Hear how CBC Radio remembered the life of Emily Carr, one of art's most loved late-bloomers, on this day in 1963.

How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art | CBC Arts

How Emily Carr showed the world it's never too late for a career in art | CBC Arts

She's a Canadian icon, but her career didn't take off until she was 57 years old. Hear how CBC Radio remembered the life of Emily Carr, one of art's most loved late-bloomers, on this day in 1963.

Big Tree Art: Emily Carr

Lone Cedar Post-Impressionist artist Emily Carr was born in Victoria, BC in 1871. At that time the early settlement was a few thousand souls surrounded by towering ancient trees. As can be seen in her art, they had a huge impact on her. Among The Firs Carr was fascinated with the coastal forest, and its original inhabitants. She spent much of her life in First Nations villages, and enjoyed the dark haunting forests, wild beaches and vast skies of Vancouver Island. Odds and Ends She enjoyed…