Featured works by: Wesley W. Bates    

Wesley W. Bates was born in the Yukon in 1952 and raised in South Western Saskatchewan. He moved to Hamilton after leaving Mount Alison University and pursued a career as a painter and printmaker there. In 1981 he began work as a wood engraver and freelance illustrator.

Primarily known for his work as a Wood Engraver, Bates has worked for many major publishing houses and has illustrated books by such authors as W.O. Mitchell, Wendell Berry, Ed McClanahan, Richard Taylor, Stuart McLean, Timothy Findley, Russell Smith, and Don McKay. He lives and works in Clifford, Ontario; his work is represented in many public collections.

Wesley W. Bates : Dandelions at Davidson Galleries

Wesley Bates

Dandelions

Medium: Wood engraving on Yamagampi paper
Edition : 30
Signature: Signed
Size: 6 3/4 x 5 inches
Price: $115.00

Wesley W. Bates : Organ Grinder at Davidson Galleries

Wesley Bates

Organ Grinder

Medium: Wood engraving on Yamagampi paper
Edition : 10
Size: 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches
Price: $90.00

Wesley W. Bates : Literaious Ampersandias - Book Monster #2 at Davidson Galleries

Wesley W. Bates Canadian (b. 1952)

Literaious Ampersandias - Book Monster #2

Medium: wood engraving on handmade laminated gampi
Edition : of 12
Signature: signed
Size: 7 x 5 inches
Price: $200.00

Wesley W. Bates : Riding High at Davidson Galleries

Wesley W. Bates Canadian (b. 1952)

Riding High

Medium: wood engraving on handmade gampi
Edition : SE
Signature: signed
Size: 5 1/2 inches x 5 inches
Price: $200.00

Wesley W. Bates : Casting into Mystery at Davidson Galleries

Wesley W. Bates Canadian (b. 1952)

Casting into Mystery

Medium: wood engraving on Yarnigampi
Edition : of 50
Signature: signed
Size: 5 1/4 x 6 inches
Price: $150.00

Wesley W. Bates : The Seer (Look and See) at Davidson Galleries

Wesley Bates

The Seer (Look and See)

Medium: Wood engraving on Yamagampi paper
Edition : 50
Size: 10 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches
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