Paul Gauthier

FOUND LAKE ALGONQUIN
FOUND LAKE ALGONQUIN
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oil, board
10 x 12 in.
$1,400 CAD
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OPEONGO CREEK
OPEONGO CREEK
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oil, canvas
30 x 40 in.
$6,340 CAD
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ALGONQUIN WOODLAND
ALGONQUIN WOODLAND
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36 x 48 in.
$8,070 CAD
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MOOSE HABITAT HALIBURTON, ONT
MOOSE HABITAT HALIBURTON, ONT
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12 x 15 in.
$1,350 CAD
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Paul Gauthier

Paul Gauthier's work captures the incredible beauty of the Canadian wilderness in a dynamic impressionist manner. Paul's extensive travels across Canada are reflected in his thoughtful interpretations of wild habitat from the Arctic to the western mountains, the boreal forests of the Canadian shield and beyond to the Atlantic provinces. The distinctive atmosphere of each area is represented in landscapes charged with bold interpretations of colour, mood and simplicity of design,created within a dramatic visual context.

Gauthier has a singular style, developed while understudying his father, Joachim Gauthier, a close contemporary of the Canadian Group of Seven painters. His association with Canada's legends led to a joint effort with A.J. Casson in 1987 to produce a serigraph entitled "Baie Fine Entrance". This further led to Paul's involvement as a consultant and actor in a television production, based on the life of Casson.

In 1991, the Town of Markham honoured Paul with the Town of Markham Achievement and Civic Recognition Award for Art and Cultural contribution to the community.

Expeditions of the Firth, Nahanni and Tatshenshini Rivers, have made Gauthier more aware than ever of the ecology of these habitats and the great need to protect them from commercial encroachment.

Born on 1937 in Toronto. Nationality is Canadian

Exhibitions

2003 John Libby Fine Art, Toronto
2002 Contemporary Art Galleries, Toronto

Collections

Johnson & Johnson
Canadian Coast Guard
George Weston Ltd.
Canadian General Electric Co.
Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Manu-Life Center, Toronto
Richardson Greenshields
Merrill Lynch Company of Canada
H.R.H. Prince Andrew, Duke of York, England
IBM of Canada
Crown Life Insurance
Texaco
Burns Fry Ltd. Toronto

Commissions

North Channel Preservation Society - A.J. Casson serigraph
Sears - Chicago, Illinois, USA
Regional Municipality of York - Historic Churches of the York Region
Various private commissions

Teaching

McMichael Canadian Collection - J.G. Gauthier 1997 100th Anniversary
Arts & Letters Club, Arctic Voyage 1995