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ALEX COLVILLE: Drawings and Prints

On Saturday, September 15th, Mira Godard Gallery is pleased to open an exhibition of selected drawings and prints by ALEX COLVILLE.

This is COLVILLE’s first exhibition since the 2014/2015 exhibition at Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada.

ALEX COLVILLE has had a decades-long relationship and exhibition history with Mira Godard Gallery. Some of the works in our upcoming exhibition have just been recently released by the Estate of Alex Colville.

ALEX COLVILLE was born in Toronto in 1920 and moved to Nova Scotia in 1929. From 1938 to 1942, Colville attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Immediately after completing university in 1942, Colville entered the Canadian army and was appointed an official war artist, travelling overseas in 1944.

Over his long career, Colville received several honorary degrees and awards including: Companion of the Order of Canada, 1982; Governor General’s Visual and Media Arts Award, 2003 and Member of the Order of Nova Scotia, 2003. Major travelling retrospectives of his work were held at the Art Gallery of Ontario in 1983, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in 1994, the National Gallery of Canada in 2000 and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in 2003.

ALEX COLVILLE’s paintings, drawings and serigraphs have been exhibited extensively across North America, Europe and Asia and his work is found in major museum, corporate and private collections around the world, including: Art Gallery of Hamilton; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick; Canadian War Museum, Ottawa; Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; Musée National D’Art Moderne, Paris, France; Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa;
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick and Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany.

For more information, please contact the gallery at (416)-964-8197, via email godard@godardgallery.com, or visit: godardgallery.com.

Mira Godard Gallery

Established in 1962, Mira Godard Gallery is one of Canada’s largest commercial art galleries with three floors of exhibition space featuring paintings, sculpture, and works on paper, including original prints and photographs.

Mira Godard Gallery focuses on contemporary Canadian and international art. We are proud to represent major artists who have won distinction here and abroad. Many of the works which have been shown in the Mira Godard Gallery have become part of the permanent collections of public galleries, museums and corporations.

For five decades, Mira Godard Gallery has worked directly and discreetly with corporate and private collectors in building collections, providing appraisals and buying and consigning works for re-sale.

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Toronto, ON, M5R 2E2

Tel: 416-964-8197
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Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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