ED BARTRAM "New Paintings and a Print Survey"

Mira Godard Gallery
Jan 11, 2014 7:28PM

FEBRUARY 1 - 22, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014, ARTIST PRESENT

On Saturday, February 1st, Mira Godard Gallery is pleased to open an exhibition of new paintings and a survey of etchings by ED BARTRAM.

“Discovered among the islands of Georgian Bay, my rockscapes are a testament to the primordial forces that created the nucleus of the continent - the Canadian Shield - and the power of the northern Canadian landscape.” Ed Bartram, 2013

ED BARTRAM was born in London, Ontario in 1938.

Long considered one of Canada's foremost painters and printmakers, Bartram received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and an M.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Toronto. Bartram was Printmaking Instructor at Central Technical School, Toronto (1971-1986) and Intaglio Instructor at The Ontario College of Art, Toronto (1985-2003).

ED BARTRAM's work can be found in numerous public, corporate and private collections in North America, Europe and Asia including: Art Gallery of Hamilton; Art Gallery of Ontario; Museum London; Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound; Ernst and Young; Four Seasons Hotels; Fuji Bank, Japan; George Weston Ltd.; London Life Insurance; RBC Financial Group; Scotiabank; Sears Collection, Chicago and T.D. Financial.

Bartram's work has been exhibited extensively for over 5 decades, including a 20 year print retrospective in 2001 at the Justina Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto and a solo exhibition "The Eye Within" at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in 2009. 

The new book, "Rockscapes - Georgian Bay - Ed Bartram", with an essay by Joan Murray, published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside, will be available.

ED BARTRAM lives and works in King City, Ontario and has been represented by Mira Godard Gallery for over 40 years.

To arrange an interview with the artist, or for more information, please contact the gallery at (416)-964-8197, via email: [email protected], or visit: www.godardgallery.com.

Mira Godard Gallery