Frank Black Mayrs
(1934 - 1994)
Frank Black Mayrs was active/lived in Quebec, British Columbia / Canada. Frank Mayrs is known for exhibition design, lyrical, abstract landscape painting.
Photo by Peter Calamai.
Biography Frank Black Mayrs
Frank Mayrs (1934 – 1994)
‘His creativity was boundless, exploring all media from painting to videography. For more than three decades, he helped present Canada’s face to the world….’ (1)
A painter, draftsman, graphic designer, filmmaker and photographer, Frank Mayrs (aka: Frank Black Mayrs) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He moved with his family to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1947 and died in Aylmer (now Gatineau), Quebec [a part of Canada's National Capital Region – Ottawa], where he had lived since the mid 1950s. He was the second oldest member of a family of four brothers (see Bill, David and Charles in askART) who all became prominent Canadian artists. His works are in several museum collections including the Na
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