Series: Stories

Episode 8: Destination Greece, 1972

Paul and Joanne Ygartua head for Greece and spend 4 months travelling, painting and camping on the beach. Lots of fun to be had today with Ed! In their transformed British utility van, Paul and Joanne head to Greece through Albania. Their first destination is Corfu, where Paul immediately finds work with 3 local galleries….

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Episode 7: Heading South to Mexico, 1970

Canadian artist, Paul and Joanne Ygartua, spend six months living and painting in Mexico in 1970. Once again, our awesome host Ed takes us on some new Ygartua adventures as they head South to Mexico. Go back in time to 1970s Mexico with Paul and Joanne Ygartua as they recount their exciting time discovering a…

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Episode 6: The Apollo Gallery, Vancouver 1970

British born artist Paul Ygartua begins his career in Vancouver at the Apollo gallery in 1970. We’re back in Vancouver during the winter of 1970, as Ed talks to Paul and Joanne about their first gallery opened with Joanne’s father William Davey in Kitsilano. The Apollo gallery was a success from the start and became…

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Episode 5: Back to Europe with Paul and Joanne in 1967

Paul and Joanne Ygartua set off for their first European adventure together. In this episode, Ed Hoskin chats with Paul and Joanne about their journey hitch-hiking through Europe in their early 20s, finding jobs in England, Spain and Germany, as well as Paul’s true beginnings making a living as an artist. As always, we hope…

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Episode 4: The Fateful Encounter, Vancouver 1966

Paul Ygartua meets the love of his life in Vancouver in 1966 and his art journey begins! Paul and Joanne join Ed to discuss how they met in Vancouver in 1966, how Joanne and her Father encouraged Paul to start painting and how he started selling his work in the street for the first time….

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Episode 1: Adventures in Liverpool and the Basque Country in the 1950s and 60s

Paul’s first trip to the Basque Country, 1950 Paul at the family farm in the Basque Country View from Amezagas Paul with donkey Mayo Join us in the first episode of Ygartua Art Chronicles as Ed and Paul discuss Paul’s early adventures, family roots, art studies during the 50s and 60s in Liverpool and the…

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A Little Teaser

Just a little teaser of what is to come next week! Join us next week as Ed Hoskin interviews Paul Ygartua about his childhood in England and the Basque Country.

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