Alex Colville - Art Project 2012 - Stanley Park PS

Alex Colville is a Canadian Artist born in Ontario who now makes his home in the Maritimes. A Member of the Canadian Army during world war II he served in Europe as a member of the War Art Program. He is described as one of Canada's most famous living painters. Described as a Magic Realistic Painter. In 2002 he was inducted into the Canada Walk Of Fame. On August 24, 2010 he celebrated his 90th Birthday.
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Infantry, near Nijmegen by Alex Colville (12172) Canadian War Museum  This image shows soldiers of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division walking in the Netherlands

Infantry, near Nijmegen by Alex Colville Canadian War Museum This image shows soldiers of the Canadian Infantry Division walking in the Netherlands

Ocean Limited, 1962 Alex Colville.   The Ocean is the Train that travels through Sackville on the route between Montreal and Halifax.  Collection of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

alex colville - ocean limited detail - the art gallery of nova scotia

Church and Horse, 1964, Alex Colville. Canadian Post stamp, Issued March 22, 2002

Canada Post - 2002 -Masterpieces of Canadian Art, Church and Horse, by Alex Colville

"B-1' gun Near Nijmegen by Alex Colville (12198) from the Canadian War Museum

gun Near Nijmegen by Alex Colville from the Canadian War Museum

Alex Colville, 2008

At 90, Alex Colville paints a humble picture of his artistry

Alex Colville designed the images on the 1967 centennial commemorative Canadian silver dollar, dime and penny

Alex Colville designed the images on the 1967 centennial commemorative Canadian silver dollar, dime and penny

The Art of Alex Colville, by Helen J. Dow. 1972

All about The art of Alex Colville by Helen J. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers


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