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Oil on Canvas - Impressively Captured Restful Ontario Wetlands Scene with Bountiful Floral & Foliage Display Hugging the Waters Edge by Acclaimed Canadian Artist Douglas Edwards (1954- ) - Gold Frame, Linen Mat and Gold Filet - 47" Wide x 35" High
 
DOUGLAS EDWARDS (1954- )
Douglas Edwards is a master of moody, expansive landscapes that arouse memories of familiar places – the ponds, streams, meadows, hills and country roads we know so well. He captures the play of light on colour with an uncanny ability. The Ontario countryside is portrayed under all kinds of skies, in all kinds of weather. In his words, “It’s what you don’t say rather than what you do say that’s important. The suggestion of unfinished edges leaves something to the imagination.” His work can be found in many corporate collections including American Airlines,Delta Hotels, Mazda Canada and Bell Canada.
 
 
All his life Douglas Edwards has had a paint brush in his hands. "I have used color and light to express everything in my life.  It is my way to deal with the happiness, sadness, grief and healing of life and to try to reach serenity and fulfillment.  Each painting brings me something new, as a chapter in a book or a pattern of thought and nature.  I endeavor to share my expression of serenity on canvas".  
 
His oil paintings are sold in galleries across North America and has had shows in England, Italy, Sweden and Japan.  He has taught art extensively over the years.  His work is in many prominent private and public collections. He now makes his home in Hamilton, Ontario.
 
EDUCATION
1974-1979  Graduate of Fine Art, Ontario College of Art, A.O.C.A
1978-1979  Off-campus studies, Florence, Italy
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Trias Gallery, Oakville 2016
Westmount Gallery, Toronto 2014
University of Toronto Faculty Club 2011
Hollander-York Gallery, Toronto 2009, 2007, 2003, 2000, 1998
The Collective Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2000
Galleries Rochon, Toronto 1995, 1994, 1992, 1991
Quan-Schieder Gallery, Toronto 1990
The Gallery, Kungsangen, Sweden 1988
Medborgarskolan Gallery, Bastad, Sweden 1988
Gallery 306, Toronto 1988
Cedar Ridge Creative Center, Scarborough 1986
Heliconian Club, Toronto1985
The Mad and Noisy Valley Gallery, Creemore, Ontario 1983
 
GROUP EXHIBITION
2007     The Affordable Art Fair, Brooklyn, New York
2003     Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
2001     Bourne Gallery, Reigate, England
1999     Canadian Heritage Gallery, Kleinburg, Ontario
1996     Harbour Gallery, Clarkson, Ontario
1996     The Leighton Center, Calgary, Alberta
1995     International Biennial of Graphics, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1994     Whitten Gallery, King City, Ontario
1993     Nan Miller Gallery, Rochester, New York
1993     Toronto Harbour in Art, Toronto
1992     Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, New York
1990     O’Keefe Center, Toronto
1990     Three Visions, The Arts and Letters Club, Toronto
1990     Five Signatures, O’Keefe Center
1988     Arkus Gallery, Bastad, Sweden
1987     Blue Mountain Open Jury Exhibition, Collingwood, Ontario
1985     Cityscapes, The City By It’s Artists, Gallery Arpege, Collingwood
1984     Rodman Hall Annual Juried Show, St. Catherines, Ontario
1983     University of Guelph Faculty Club, Guelph, Ontario
 
Special Recognition
2006, spring edition Magazine Art, Article
2004 to present Posters published by Editions Limited
1997 Leighton Center, Calgary, Alberta, taught landscape painting
1995 Leighton Center, Visiting Artist Program
1992 to 2001 Serigraphs published by Progressive Editions
1994, spring edition Art Impressions Magazine, Cover and Article Splendid Days by Gordon Bagley
1993 Toronto Harbour in Art, First Prize
1988-1995 Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, taught landscape painting, portrait painting and life drawing and painting
1988 Ontario Arts Council Grant
1986 Blue Mountain Open Jury Exhibition, Prize for Painting

Automatic Markdowns
Sep 04, 2019$2,970.75
Oct 04, 2019$2,621.25
Nov 03, 2019$2,271.75

$ 3495.00
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