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Elizabeth Quan

Elizabeth Quan is a Canadian watercolorist active in the art scene both nationally and internationally, and has been for over 25 years. She is known for her vital and organic impressionistic works which are included in hundreds of private and corporate collections. She was the last protégé of Jack Pollock. Elizabeth holds a BA in East Asian studies from the University of Toronto, and was connected with the Chinese Gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum for six years. She has published two books: Quan, My Life My Art, and The Immortal Poet of the Milo — three Chinese puppet plays. She... Read More

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Beyond the Moongate
Written by Elizabeth Quan
Tundra Books | Hardcover | March 2013
$19.95/21.99(Canada) | 978-1-77049-383-4 (1-77049-383-2)

MOONGATES DOTTED THE LANDSCAPE OF OLD CHINA. Ancient Chinese architects had sculpted stone piled on sculpted stone to form round doorways, with the spiritual symbolism of the full moon. To step through one of these doorways was to step into a world of peace and happiness...

And so it was in the... Read more






Once Upon a Full Moon
Written by Elizabeth Quan
Tundra Books | Hardcover | April 2007
$19.95/24.99(Canada) | 978-0-88776-813-2 (0-88776-813-X)

Elizabeth Quan’s father had made a success in the New World, but he longed for his home in China. So in the early 1920’s, he and his family set out on an arduous trip to the far side of the world. By train, ship, ferry, cart, and on foot, Elizabeth, her... Read more





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