Bateman, Robert

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Bateman, Robert Gender: M
born on 24 May 1930 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Toronto, Ontario (CAN), 43n39, 79w23
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°18' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 12°04 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 05°10'


Canadian artist and ecologist. His works are primarily of wildlife and natural scenes; his 2005 book "Thinking Like a Mountain" is a work of reflective essays and social critiques, especially about dangers of consumerism and environmental crises. He has also illustrated several books.

Bateman married Suzanne Bowerman in June 1961 and they had three children. In 1975, he married Birgit Freybe, with whom he had two more children. Because of his work with the enviroment, he was decorated at Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee with a medal from the Canadian government in 1977 and has won several awards since then including the Rachel Carson award in 1996, and "Artist of the Year" in 1980. He has taught art in Canada and geography in Nigeria.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 1975 (To Birgit Freybe)
  • Work : Prize 1977 (From Canadian government)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2005 ("Thinking Like A Mountain")

Source Notes

from him to Shelagh Kendal in 1983


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five with two wives)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Book illustration)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Ecology)
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Essays)
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (for work with environmental causes)