Frances Harris

Frances Harris was born in 1913 and passed away October 2017 at the age of 104. Frances emigrated from England to Canada in 1939. It is the scenery from the Rockies to the Pacific Coast and the Gulf Islands of British Columbia that have been among the greatest sources of her inspiration. The Vancouver School of Art and several well-known British Columbia artists have all contributed to Frances’s art education, but Robert Genn and the late Alex Sutherland have had the greatest influence on her work. Frances Harris preferred medium is oil to paint the vast and powerful British Columbia landscape, honouring the great works by the famous Canadian Group of Seven.