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The Wild Lily Institute was founded in 2005 as the Emily Isaacson Institute and re-named in 2016. We are located in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, Canada.

Wild Lily is dedicated to the tradition and ways of the natural earth with a holistic vision, directed by founder Emily Isaacson.

The furthering of youth through the arts involves creativity. The Institute emphasizes first the creation of art and literature; second, the distribution of literature; third, research and development. We participate in, as well as offer nutrition education for community development. We believe that everyone should have access to nutrition education, regardless of gender, income, or social status.

Restorative justice is a mentality, a set of principles and values. Isaacson has trained in restorative justice in both Mission and Abbotsford, and teaches others on the road of reparation using circle keeping.  

Emily Isaacson is the author of a children's book called Little Bird's Song, as well as twelve poetry books. The collections of the select poetry of Emily Isaacson can be purchased on this site. To learn more about Emily's postmodern poetry that shaped the Wild Lily Institute, visit our literature page.

Emily Isaacson served as a Professional Photographer of British Columbia (PPABC) from 2010-2012. She exhibited in 2010 at the Mission Arts Centre. There she spent three years on the board of directors of the Mission Arts Council (2007-10).

The Waterhouse Foundation was founded in 2009 to create an online hub for artists to join as members and become Registered Artists. In conjunction with directors Micheal Krahn and Carolyn Good, the Waterhouse Foundation took off, with a global following for artists from any country of the world.

Visit our Flickr Portfolio where she presents her classic landscapes of the Fraser Valley.

Moon Over The Church

by Emily Isaacson

Details About the Institute:

The Wild Lily Institute was founded in 2005, received its formal name and became a legal entity in 2008 (the Emily Isaacson Institute), and then changed its name in 2016 to WLI. 

Mantra: "Then the garden of your soul will bloom . . .”

The Wild Lily Institute is a member of the Abbotsford Arts Council and the Mission Arts Council.

There are over 200 Friends of the Institute, and we receive an average of 700 visits a day to WLI sites. (2020-21).

Emily Isaacson, director, served on the board of directors of the Mission Arts Council (2007-10) and on the board of directors  of the Fraser Valley Poets Society (2013, 2018-2020).

Emily Isaacson published her first book in 2007, and has published in total 15 books.

The WLI has approximately 4,500 books in print (in 2021).

We have 75 poetry and art videos on YouTube with 6 , 9 8 8  views.

Emily Isaacson was in a documentary on television in Europe (Germany, made in 1995).

We have put over 50,000 ads on television in the USA.

We have put over 9 million ads on the Google network.

We have put 91,301 ads on Facebook.

We have 13,321 fans on MySpace.

WLI pages have over 2782 likes on Facebook. 

The WLI has attracted almost 1.8 visits to its websites.

Our blogs have 32, 865 page views.

We have 5174 social media friends and contacts. (We don't initiate friending anyone on Facebook.)

We sent out 380 cards and letters last Christmas (2019) and sent out 385 this year (2020).

Emily Isaacson received eight Christmas cards from the Royal Family, one from the Prime Minister (Harper), three from the Premier (Horgan), and a letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Isaacson has been in private practice for 15 years and over 330 people have been helped by nutritionist Emily Isaacson with their nutrition.