biography of Tony URQUHART (1934)

Birth place: Niagara Falls, Ontario

Addresses: Waterloo, Ontario

Profession: Sculptor, painter

Studied: Albright Art School (diploma, 1956); Univ. Buffalo (B.F.A., 1958); Yale Univ. Summer School (fellowship, 1955)

Exhibited: CI, 1958; Guggenheim Int., NYC, 1958; Paris Biennial, France, 1963; Art Am. & Spain, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome & Paris, 1964; Sculpture '67, Toronto, 1967; Nancy Poole Studio, London & Toronto; BauXi Gallery, Vancouver, BC, 1970s. Awards: Baxter Award, Ont. Soc. Artists Exh., 1961; Canadian Council fellowship, 1963 & 1967.

Member: Canadian Artists Representation (nat. secy., 1968-72); Canadian Conf. Arts (bd. gov., 1970-73, second vice-pres., 1971).

Work: Nat. Gal. Canada, Ottawa; Art Gal. Ontario, Toronto; Winnipeg Art Gal.; Walker AC, Minneapolis, MN; MoMA. Commissions: 12 murals, Niagara Falls, Skylon Tower, CPR Restaurants, 1965; mural, Prov. Ontario Govt. Bldg., 1967.

Comments: Preferred media: plywood. Positions: artist-in-residence, Univ. Western Ontario, 1960-63 & 1964-65. Teaching: Univ. Buffalo, 1957-58; McMaster Univ., 1966-67; Univ. Western Ontario 1967-72; Univ. Waterloo, 1972. Publications: illustr., A Sketchbook of Canadian & European Drawings, 1963 & The Broken Ark รณ A Book of Beasts, 1971.

Sources: WW73; J. Russell Harper, Painting in Canada (Univ. Toronto Press, 1966); John Chandler Drawing Reconsidered, 1970; Dorothy Cameron, A Reunion with Tony Uquhart," (April 15, 1971, Arts Canada)."

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