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Robert Bateman

Canadian painter Robert Bateman has been featured in exhibits across the globe, opening a permanent exhibition at The Robert Bateman Centre, in Victoria, B.C., in 2013. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1984 and a Member of the Order of British Columbia in 2001. In 2013, he was awarded the Royal Canadian Geographical Society Gold Medal in recognition for his commitment to preserving the Canadian landscape. Bateman’s notable achievements include being named one of the twentieth century’s 100 Champions of Conservation by the U.S. National Audubon Society in 1998 and bestowed the Amnesty International Human Rights Defender Award in 2007. A beloved teacher, avid geographer, and renowned naturalist celebrated for his accessible realist style, Bateman is a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts. He is the bestselling author of fourteen books, including his memoir Life Sketches. He continues to paint and lives with his artist wife, Birgit, in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Visit BatemanCentre.org for more information on Bateman and his art.

Books by Robert Bateman

Backyard Birds

An Introduction

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
by (artist) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature Read-Along

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
by (artist) Robert Bateman
read by Christian Down

Thinking Like a Mountain

by (author) Robert Bateman

Birds

by (artist) Robert Bateman
by (author) Kathryn Dean
foreword by Peter Mathiessen

Robert Bateman's Canada

by (author) Robert Bateman

Life Sketches

by (author) Robert Bateman

Under Your Nose

A Book About Nature's Gifts

by (author) Judith McMurray & Shandley McMurray
foreword by Robert Bateman

Art of Robert Bateman 2012 Calendar

A Madison Original

illustrated by Robert Bateman

Bateman: New Works

illustrated by Robert Bateman

Islands in the Salish Sea

A Community Atlas

selected by Sheila Harrington
preface by Robert Bateman

Vanishing Habitats

illustrated by Robert Bateman

Caribou and the North

A Shared Future

by (author) Monte Hummel & Justina C. Ray
foreword by Robert Redford & Stephen Kakfwi
illustrated by Robert Bateman

Tree

A Life Story

by (author) David Suzuki & Wayne Grady
illustrated by Robert Bateman

2002 Bateman Calendar

by (author) Robert Bateman

2000 Robert Bateman Calendar

by (author) Robert Bateman

Return of the Osprey

by (author) Patricia Mason
illustrated by Christopher Bateman
foreword by Robert Bateman

Safari 30 Copy Display

by (author) Robert Bateman

1999 Robert Bateman Calendar

by (author) Robert Bateman

1997 Animals Calendar

by (author) Robert Bateman

1997 Birds Calendar

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalists Wall Calendar 1996

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalists Wall Calendar 1994

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalists Diary 1992

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalist Diary 1991

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalists Diary 1990

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalists Diary 1989

by (author) Robert Bateman

1987 Robert Bateman Diary

by (author) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Naturalist Diary 1986

by (author) Robert Bateman

Birds of Ontario (Vol. 1)

by (author) J. Murray Speirs
introduction by Robert Bateman