Doris McCarthy : My Life

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A wonderfully frank look at a life lived within beauty and without regret. McCarthy’s sense of artistry, transmitted over a sixty-year painting career, celebrates multiple beauties of everyday life.

Praise & Recognition

Filled with delightful stories, this is an essential addition to Canadian, artistic and women's history. Globe and Mail


Publication Date: October 31, 2006

Genre: Adult Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 216

ISBN: 978-1-897187-16-6

About the Author

Doris McCarthy

Doris McCarthy was a great painter who produced an unparalleled body of work, was the first woman President of the Ontario Society of Artists, taught some of Canada’s most distinguished creative people, and was a mentor for many artists. A key figure in this Canada’s art scene since the 1920s, McCarthy experimented with, and contributed to, major art developments throughout the 20th century.
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