Pat Martin Bates
Pat Martin Bates is active/lives in British Columbia, Alberta / Canada. Pat Bates is known for richly colored light filled monoprints, teaching.
Photo by Bruce Stotesbury (2014). Courtesy of Times Colonist.
Biography Pat Martin Bates
"Pat Martin Bates: Destinations, Navigations, Illuminations", by Robert Amos
Pat Martin Bates: Destinations, Navigations, Illuminations at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, (1040 Moss Street, 384-4101) until July 10, 2005
Morriss Printers used to close up shop an hour early on Fridays, to allow for socializing. The printers, binders and linotype operators stayed for beer and darts in the back. In the library upstairs Dick Morriss circulated the scotch bottle among a floating crew of artists, poets and writers.
One such evening in the mid 70's, after two hours of uproarious conversation, I found myself sitting on the bottom step beside Pat Martin Bates. It was perhaps our first meeting, but we both agreed
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