Takao Tanabe is active/lives in British Columbia, New York / Canada. Takao Tanabe is known for landscape painting, printmaking, graphics, teaching.
Taken when artist received the Order of British Columbia in 1993
Biography Takao Tanabe
Takao Tanabe is a distinguished Canadian painter, printmaker,
graphic artist and educator. He has worked in several styles throughout
his long career; though, he is most famous for his large scale canvases
depicting the Alberta prairie and the British Columbia coastline.
Examples of his work are in the permanent collections of most major
Canadian Museums; and, they are frequently included in exhibitions
examining 20th century Canadian painting.
He was born in Seal Cove (near Prince Rupert) on the west coast of
British Columbia and, since 1980, has lived in Errington, (20 miles
north of Nanaimo), on the east coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. He has
also lived (in chronological order) in Vancouver, B.C. (1937 - 1
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