Painting

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Gillian Saward

Born in England in 1934, Saward and her sister came to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan during World War Two, where they lived with a Canadian foster family from 1940 to 1945. While interested in art from childhood, it was not until return to England ...

Dorothy (Betts) Seely-Smith

Dorothy Seely-Smith (née Betts) was born in 1890 in London, Ontario. She began her training in art with private lessons from local artists Caroline Farncomb and Florence Carlyle. Betts and fellow London artist Eva Bradshaw (another one of Carlyle’s students, who may have been her chaperone), travelled to New York City, to study at the New York School of Art ...
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Kate Taylor Cumming

Born Kate Livingston Taylor in Ingersoll in 1889, Cumming was praised for her art from a young age. She received the Pile Gold Medal for proficiency and promise in art from her Chatham high school and went on to train at the Detroit College of Art where she saw and painted her first miniatures. Continuing her studies at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, she received a number of scholarships and was appointed Associate in the Department of Drawing and Painting upon graduation ...
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Clémence van den Broeck

Clémence van den Broeck was born into an artistic family – her father, Pierre van den Broeck, was a well-known sculptor and the Inspector and Commissioner General of the Fine Arts in the Belgian government. Her love and talent for art from an early age and the connection to the arts community through her family led her to be able to study under the Flemish master painter Adolph Dellens (she was the only pupil he ever took on) and Edmond de Schampheleer ...

Margarethe Vanderpas

Margarethe Vanderpas is a Dutch-born professional artist, graphic designer, and educator who studied Fine Arts at Western University from 1983 to 1985 under the instruction of Professors William Dale, Madeline Lennon, William Hart, Jose Barrio-Garay, Helmut Becker, Greg Ludlow, and Roly Fenwick ...
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Morag Webster

For Morag Webster, an early interest in drawing evolved into a quest for expression in a variety of media including painting in oil, watercolours, and pastel, as well as forays into the production of sculpture using various materials ...

Josephine Wilcox

Josephine Wilcox (née Haldane) was born in 1913. She studied at the Normal School in London, Ontario, and was commended on her artistic skills in her graduating class’s yearbook (1932-1933). In 1937, she married Dr. Lewis Dewitt Wilcox, and the couple settled in London ...