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The Life and Art of Frank Molnar, Jack Hardman & LeRoy Jensen

by Eve Lazarus; Claudia Cornwall & Wendy Newbold Patterson

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Three BC. artist-mentors who worked and exhibited in the 50s-60s in Vancouver.

 

Frank Molnar (1936-) fled from Budapest during the Hungarian Revolution and went to the USA where he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1962 he headed for Vancouver to forge his artistic destiny as painter. In 1969 he became one of the first art teachers at Capilano College.

 

Jack Hardman (1923-1996) was born in New Westminster and studied art in Western Washington and at UBC. He married BC poet Marya Fiamengo in the 50s. A sculptor and a printmaker, he was the Director of the Burnaby Art Gallery.

 

LeRoy Jensen (1927-2005) spent his childhood in China, Japan and Vancouver and studied painting under the French cubist Andre L'Hote in Paris. In 1954 he returned to Vancouver. He was a founding member of Greenpeace and a member of Victoria's Limner group. He lived on Salt Spring Island. Introduction by Max Wyman.

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Eve Lazarus

Eve Lazarus is a Vancouver writer and podcaster with an Aussie accent and a passion for true crime stories, cold cases, and non-traditional history. She is the author of four Arsenal titles: Cold Case Vancouver: The City's Most Baffling Unsolved Murders (2015), a BC bestseller and 2016 finalist for the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award at the BC Book Prizes; Blood, Sweat, and Fear: The Story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver's First Forensic Investigator (2017); Murder by Milkshake: An Astonishing True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and a Charismatic Killer (2018); and Vancouver Exposed: Searching for the City's Hidden History (2020). She is also the author of Sensational Vancouver (2014), , Sensational Victoria: Bright Lights, Red Lights, Murders, Ghosts & Gardens (2012), and her book At Home with History: The Untold Secrets of Greater Vancouver's Heritage Houses was a 2008 City of Vancouver book award finalist.

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Claudia Cornwall is most recently the author of Battling Melanoma and Catching Cancer (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016 and 2013). Her book At the World’s Edge: Curt Lang’s Vancouver, 1937–1998 (Mother Tongue, 2011) was shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award, and Letter from Vienna: A Daughter Uncovers Her Family’s Jewish Past (Douglas & McIntyre, 1995) was awarded the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize. Cornwall has taught creative writing at Simon Fraser University for many years. She lives in North Vancouver, BC.

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Wendy Newbold Patterson attended the University of Colorado and completed her Bachelor of Arts at Vermont College. In 1970 she was a student of LeRoy Jensen's at the Free University of Vancouver. A painter, she lives in Gray, Maine with her husband, a sculptor. Her work is in several private collections in North America.

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