SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL ART AUCTION 2006
SAMPLES ~ a self directed tour
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by Gordon Smith
This esteemed painter and printmaker has gained international renown for his abstracted images of the Canadian landscape that he created during his career. His work is in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Smithsonian, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Vancouver Museum. He has been granted many prizes and awards, including first prize at the Biennial of Canadian Art in 1955, a senior fellowship from the Canada Council in 1960, and honorary doctorates from Simon Fraser University, Emily Carr College of Art and Design and the University of British Columbia. In 1996 Smith was awarded the Order of Canada.
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