Kevin Turner on his IR Approved Book

Winchell Price Master Painter received a 4+ star review, making it an IndieReader Approved title.

Following find an interview with author Kevin Turner.

What is the name of the book and when was it published?

Winchell Price Master Painter; Published Dec. 2017.

What’s the book’s first line? 

Addison Winchell Price (1907 – 2003) -Winchell Price as he was commonly known – was an unofficial part of the Turner family for nearly fifty years.

What’s the book about? Give us the “pitch”. 

First of all, the book is a tribute to the artist, a Royal Canadian Academy Artist by the name of Winchell Price.  It is a biography; a story of Canadian cultural life as it unfolds through the career and life of this distinguished artist.

What inspired you to write the book? A particular person? An event? 

My involvement in this project came about when it occurred to me, that after knowing Winchell Price for nearly fifty years, his was a story that had to be told, and I had the documentary sources and recollections to realize the project.

What’s the main reason someone should really read this book? 

This is a book designed to bring the story of Winchell Price’s artistic development and work to the attention of scholars, collectors, and other readers with an interest in Canadian art and culture.

 

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