List of Canadian artists


List of Canadian artists

The following is a chronological list of Canadian artists working in visual or plastic media (including 20th century artists working in video art, performance art, or other types of new media). See other articles for information on Canadian literature, Canadian music, Canadian Cinema and Canadian Culture. For more specific information on the arts in Canada, see Canadian art.

The [http://daryl.chin.gc.ca:8000/BASIS/aich/user/www/sf Artists in Canada Reference Library] provides an in-depth list of Canadian artists and the museums who feature them. The following is a brief list of some important Canadian artists and groups of artists:

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Individuals

A

* Robert Archambeau (born 1933) ceramic artist
* Shelagh Armstrong (born 1961} painter
* Ashevak, Kenoujuak (1927-) - artist and printmaker
* Myfanwy Ashmore (born 1970) new media artist

B

* Frédéric Back (born 1924), painter and animator
* Bantjes, Marian (1963-) - graphic designer, artist, illustrator, typographer and writer
* Bruce Barber (born 1950) multimedia, installation artist
* Earl W. Bascom (1906–1995) sculptor, painter, printmaker, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
* Robert Bateman (born 1930) painter, naturalist
* Carl Beam RCA (1943-2005) painter
* Jackson Beardy (1944-1984) painter
* Sylvie Bélanger (born 1951) installation artist
* Rebecca Belmore (born 1960) performance artist, installation artist
* Aggie Beynon, metalsmith [http://www.rca-arc.ca/en/news/news_items/newmembers_awards07.htm RCA Academicians elected 2007] ]
* David Blackwood (born 1941) printmaker
* Molly Lamb Bobak (born 1922), painter and printmaker
* Jordi Bonet (1932–1979), sculptor, muralist
* Paul-Émile Borduas (1905–1960) painter
* John Boxtel (born 1930) sculptor, woodcarving, drafting, design & building
* Roland Brener (1942–2006) sculptor
* Mark A. Brennan (born 1968) landscape painter
* AA Bronson (born 1946) mixed-media artist
* Edward Burtynsky (born 1955) photographer
* Jack Bush (1909–1977) painter
* Leonid Berdichevsky (born 1945) painter

C

* Ghitta Caiserman-Roth (1923-2005)painter,printmaker
* Janet Cardiff (born 1957) installation artist
* Emily Carr (1871–1945) painter
* Ian Carr-Harris (born 1941) installation artist
* Alexandre Castonguay, digital artist
* Chambers, Jack (1931-1978) - artist and filmmaker
* Robert Chaplin (born 1968) artist, publisher
* Alex Colville (born 1920) painter
* Stanley Cosgrove (1911-2002) painter
* Bruno Cote (born 1940) painter
* Christian Corbet (born 1966) painter, sculptor
* Douglas Coupland (born 1961), sculptural installation
* Donigan Cumming (born 1947) multimedia artist
* Greg Curnoe (1936–1992) painter, musician
* George Cuthbertson (1898–1969) marine artist, researcher, author

D

* Karen Dahl, ceramist
* Ken Danby (born 1940) painter
* Charles Daudelin (1920–2001) sculptor, painter
* Eric Deis (born 1979) photographer
* James Doran, enamelist
* Stan Douglas (born 1960) installation artist
* Marcel Dzama (born 1974) artist

E

* Arthur Elliot (19th century) watercolourist
* Arthur John Ensor (1905–1995) painter
* Paterson Ewen (1925–2002) painter
* Ivan Eyre (1935) painter

F

* Marcelle Ferron (1924–2001) painter, glazier
* George Fertig (1915–1983) painter

G

* Gauthier, Daniel (1964-) - graphic designer
* Sara Genn (born 1972) painter
* Joseph Giunta (1911–2001) painter, collage/assemblage artist
* Gerald Gladstone (1929–2005) sculptor, painter
* Eric Goldberg (1890–1969) painter
* Noam Gonick (born 1973), filmmaker
* Betty Goodwin (born 1923) printmaker, sculptor, painter
* Rodney Graham (born 1949) photographer, installation artist
* Pierre Granche (1948–1997), sculptor
* Charles B. Greul (born 1923) printmaker
* Grie, George (1962-) - digital 2D, 3D neosurrealism artist

H

* Lawren Harris (1885–1970) painter
* Robert Harrison (ceramist), ceramist
* Harrison, Sabrina Ward (unknown)
* Paul Hartal (born 1936) painter, poet
* Fred Herzog (born 1930) photographer
* William G. Hobbs (born 1927) painter, historian
* Elizabeth Bradford Holbrook (born 1913) sculptor
* Edwin Holgate (1892–1977) painter
* Barbara Howard (1926—2002) painter, wood engraver

J

* A. Y. Jackson (1882–1974) painter
* Brian Jungen (born 1970) sculptor, installation artist

K

* Lena Karpinsky (born 1961) painter
* Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002) photographer
* Aart Kemink (1914–2006) painter
* Augustus Kenderdine (1870-1947) landscape and portrait artist
* Christopher Kier (born 1959) painter
* Germaine Koh (born 1967) conceptual artist
* Cornelius Krieghoff (1815–1872) painter
* William Kurelek (1927–1977) painter

L

* Jules Lasalle (born 1957) sculptor
* Marie-Danielle Leblanc painter
* Ozias Leduc (1864–1955) painter
* Enid Legros-Wise ceramist
* Serge Lemoyne (1941–1998) painter
* Laura L. Letinsky photographer
* Maud Lewis, (1903–1970) painter
* Arthur Lismer (1885–1969) painter
* Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (born 1967) installation artist
* Attila Richard Lukacs (born 1962) painter
* James Lumbers (born 1929) painter
* Lütkenhaus, Almuth (1930-1996)

M

* Doris McCarthy (born 1910) painter, printmaker
* Jean McEwen (1923-1999) painter
* Barbara McGivern painter
* Helen McNicoll (1879-1915) painter
* Mendelson Joe (born 1944) painter, musician
* Jean Miller-Harding painter, portraitist
* David Milne (1882–1953) painter
* Neil Minuk, architect
* Mol, Leo (1915-)
* Guido Molinari (1933–2004) painter
* Norval Morrisseau (1932-2007) painter
* Jean-Paul Mousseau (1927–1991), painter, ceramist, muralist
* Paula Murray, ceramist
* Robert Murray (born 1936), sculptor

N

* Grace Nickel, ceramist
* Arnold Nogy, painter
* Naveed Nour, Iranian-Canadian/American Photographer

O

* John O'Brien (1831-1891) marine painter
* Lucius Richard O'Brien (1832–1899) painter, illustrator, first President of the Royal Canadian Academy
* Kim Ondaatje (born 1928) painter, filmmaker

P

* Charles Pachter (born 1942) artist, filmmaker, social commentator
* Mimi Parent (1924–2005) painter
* Paul Peel (1860–1892) painter
* William Perehudoff (born 1919) painter
* Narcisse Poirier (1883-1984) painter
* Christopher Pratt (born 1935) painter
* Mary Pratt (born 1935) painter

R

* Nina Raginsky (born 1941) photographer
* Don Reichert (born 1932) painter, multimedia artist
* Bill Reid (1920–1998) sculptor
* Rene Richard (1895-1982) painter
* Kelly Richardson (born 1972) video artist, photographer
* Richard James Rivet, painter, printmaker
* Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923–2002) painter
* David Rokeby (born 1960) new media artist
* William Ronald (1926–1998) painter

S

* Tony Scherman (born 1950) painter
* Jack Shadbolt (1909–1998) painter
* Jacques Schyrgens (born 1923) painter, illustrator
* Gerald Sevier (born 1934) painter
* Sim, Dave (1956-) - Canadian comic book artist
* Damien Smith (born 1969) visual artist
* Gord Smith (born 1937) sculptor
* Gordon A. Smith (born 1919) painter, printmaker, sculptor
* Michael Smith, painter
* Michael Snow (born 1929) painter, filmmaker, musician
* Arlene Stamp, two-dimensional artist and designer
* Reva Stone, digital artist
* Rudolf Stussi, painter
* Gerald Squires (born 1937) painter, printmaker, sculptor
* Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté (1869–1937) painter, sculptor

T

* Ernestine Tahedl painter
* Ewa Tarsia, painter, printmaker
* Tom Thomson (1877–1917) painter
* Ione Thorkelsson, glass artist

V

* Frederick Varley (1881–1969) painter
* Henri Venne, painter, photographer
* Arthur Villeneuve, painter (1910–1990)

W

* Horatio Walker (1858–1938) painter
* Jeff Wall (born 1946) photographer
* Homer Watson (1855–1936) painter
* Jeff Willmore (born 1954) painter and performance artist
* Andrew Wright (born 1971) multimedia artist
* Kamila Wozniakowska, painter

Z

* Edward "Ted" Fenwick Zuber (born 1937) painter, photographer

Groups

* Group of Seven
* Canadian Group of Painters
* Professional Native Indian Artists Association (informally known as "Indian Group of Seven")
* Eastern Group of Painters
* Les Automatistes
* Painters Eleven
* Regina Five
* General Idea
* Photoconceptualism
* The Royal Art Lodge

Dealers

* Max Stern, 1904-1987, art dealer

Notes


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