Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right. 

10686 PE-6
Kensington, PE, C0A 1M0
Canada

(902) 886-3201

End Of Summer - Erica Rutherford

Art

End Of Summer - Erica Rutherford

EricaRutherfordEndSummer1975.jpg
EricaRutherfordEndSummer1975.jpg

End Of Summer - Erica Rutherford

600.00

Erica Rutherford (1923-2008) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but over the years would live in England, France, South Africa, Spain, Italy, and a variety of places in North America. Apart from painting and printmaking, Rutherford was an actor, a designer for the theatre, filmmaker, farmer, teacher, and author. Rutherford studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London, and at L'Academie Julien, in Paris. She helped establish the Printmakers Council of P.E.I. workshop in Charlottetown. Her work was selected by Canada Post for a stamp representing P.E.I. for the Canadiana Fund, and she was a designer for the Confederation Centre Theatre. Her publications included, “The Island Alphabet” (children’s book), “Yoga for Cats” (humor), “Dance for Cats” (humor), and “The Owl and the Pussycat” (children’s book). Her autobiography, “Nine Lives”, was published in 1993. In it, she documented her struggle with gender identity that led to her decision to undergo transsexual surgery. Rutherford was admitted to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1999. A scholarship in her name is awarded by the University of Prince Edward Island. Rutherford died in Charlottetown.

Add To Cart