Mira Godard Gallery
Nov 1, 2013 2:39PM

On Saturday, October 19th, Mira Godard Gallery is pleased to open an exhibition of new paintings by MICHAEL THOMPSON. This is the artist’s first solo show with Mira Godard Gallery.

MICHAEL THOMPSON was born in 1954 in Montreal, Quebec. He studied Fine Art at Concordia University, Montreal, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 1976, and a Graduate Degree in Fine Arts in 1978.He began exhibiting in 1978 and is now widely regarded as one of Canada's foremost realist painters.

Thompson's work has been exhibited widely in both private and public galleries in Canada and the United States, including large survey exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery and the Art Gallery of Peel.

MICHAEL THOMPSON's work can be found in major public, corporate and private collections throughout

North America including the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia; Art Gallery of Ontario; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick; Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, Wichita, Kansas; McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton; Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal; Museum London, Ontario; Vancouver Art Gallery;Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg; Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts; Gluskin Sheff and Associates and Scotiabank.

MICHAEL THOMPSON lives and works in Oakville, Ontario and is represented exclusively by Mira Godard Gallery.

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