Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MICHAEL THOMPSON: The Things We Carry – New Paintings and Drawings

On Saturday, October 21st, Mira Godard Gallery is pleased to open an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by MICHAEL THOMPSON. The artist will be present.

MICHAEL THOMPSON was born in 1954 in Montreal, Quebec. He studied Fine Arts 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.

His 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 Niagara-on-the-Lake, 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:, or visit:

Mira Godard Gallery

Tel: 416-964-8197
Fax: 416-964-5912

22 Hazelton Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5R 2E2

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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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