art ~ spirit ~ transformation
e*lix*ir

e*lix*ir   #7
spring 2018
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Editorial

  • Cancer, Comics, and the Healing Power of Art

  • Poetry

  • James Andrews

  • Translations

  • “If I Should Gaze Upon Your Face” by Tahirih
    translated by Shahin Mowzoon

  • Essays

  • A Landscape Yearning Towards the Light: A Year with the Paintings of Catharine McAvity
    by Sandra Lynn Hutchison

  • Art

  • Paintings
    by Catharine McAvity

  • Comic

  • “Ruhi and Riaz”
    by Solmaz Haghighat

  • Voices of Iran

  • Sweet Fruit
    by Anisa Bahamin

  • Looking Back on Books

  • The Incomparable Friend
    by Shirin Sabri and Sue Podger
  • The Story of the Báb as a Child
    by Will van den Hoonaard and Gloria Savoie


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    Catharine McAvity

    Paintings


    Where have all the Daisies Gone? 1966


    Blue Genes, 1971


    Garden Riot, 1974


    Aura I, 1975


    Tropical Landscape, 1976


    Field Shapes, 1978


    Orientale VI, 1978


    Luna II, 1979


    Hibernal V, 1980


    Hibernal II, 1981


    Printemps II, 1982


    Autumnal, 1982


    Soirée, 1984


    Aestival, 1985


    St. Martins Vista, 1987

     


    Catharine McAvity
    Bio:   Catharine McAvity (1915-1999) was a prolific and well established artist based in New Brunswick, Canada. She studied with many important artists including Jack Humphrey, Miller Brittain, Tony Onley, Christopher Pratt, Ken Lochhead, Ron Bloor among others. Her work has been exhibited widely in the Maritimes and featured in an exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada. Her work is found in many museums and galleries as well as prominent collections.