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Exhibitions (Single Shows)*

2006 29th Annual La Cloche Art Show
Artists Odysseys : The Arctic – Varley Art Gallery Markham
Arctic Endeavors – The Club At Bondhead Gallery
Artexpo New York City
Wyn Henstock Gallery – Voyage of the High Arctic
The Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery – Voyage of the High Arctic
The Linkway Gallery TD Centre Tower Toronto – Arctic Quest 2006
Gallery on the Grand Waterloo – Arctic Quest 2006
Algonquin Art Centre Fall Show

2005 The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto – retrospective
The University Club of Toronto
The Club At Bond Head Gallery
Algonquin Art Centre
John A. Libby Fine Art – spring show
Canada House Gallery Banff Alberta

2004 Canadian Gift Show

2003 John A. Libby Fine Art Toronto
John A. Libby Silver Anniversary Celebration
MacDonald & Haden Lawyers Toronto
Canadian Gift Show Toronto

2002 Contemporary Art Galleries Toronto
Select Art Galleries Newmarket
Canadian Gift Show Toronto

2001 Nortel Corporation Brampton
Canadian Gift Show Toronto
Deerhurst Inn Huntsville
Scott’s of Muskoka Art Gallery Bracebridge
CIBC Private Banking

2000 National Home Show
Canadian Art Buyers Caravan

1998 Libby’s of Toronto*

1997 Bronte Harbour Fine Arts*

1994 Bronte Harbour Fine Arts*

1993 Pelham Art Festival
Cobourg Canada Day Festival
Wye Marsh Festival
Auction of Historic Canadian Art - Belleville
Images for Industry Promotional Marketing Showcase - Markham

1992 Buckingham Fine Art Unionville

1991 “A Celebration of Georgian Bay Art” - The Toronto Harbour Commission

1990 “In the Canadian Tradition” - Bronte Harbour Fine Arts*

1989 Ingram Fine Art*
High Arctic Islands and selected works - Libby’s of Toronto Gallery*
Connoisseur Showcase - Toronto

1983 “From Sea to Sea” - W. Mazelow Inc. Gallery, Toronto*
“The Nahanni River” - Beckett Gallery Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario*

1981 “The Rockies” - Libby’s of Toronto Gallery*

1980 Toronto International Art Fair
“Arctic Suite” - Libby’s of Toronto Gallery*

1979 Libby’s of Toronto Gallery, Toronto
“Lake Superior and selected works” - Hunter Gallery, Markham, Ontario

1978 “Ontario Landscapes” Paul Giovis Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario

1977 “Ontario and Quebec Landscapes” - Hunter Gallery, Markham, Ontario*
IBM Annual Art Gallery Collection, Calgary / Banff, Alberta
“Ontario and Quebec Landscapes” - Gallery Danielli Ltd., Toronto*

Members Show - Arts & Letters Club, Toronto

1975 Ontario Society of Artists Spring Exhibition, Scarborough, Ontario

Represented in Other Galleries
Philip’s Gallery Don Mills, 1996-7
Den-Art Ottawa, 1973
Koyman’s Ottawa, 1972-3
Wallack’s Ottawa, 1972

Sketching and Painting Trips
2006 La Cloche Hills
Arctic Quest – Eastern Arctic, Greenland
Algonquin Park
2005 Alaska/Yukon
The La Cloche Hills
2004 Georgian Bay
Virginia, Massacheusits
Algonquin Park
La Cloche Hills
2003 Algonquin Park
Provence, Paris, Normandy, France
2002 Lake Superior, Algoma
Virginia, Maine
1998 Algonquin Park and Lake Superior
1997 Tatshenshini River B.C., Yukon, and Alaska
1996 Algonquin Park and Madawaska
1995 Algonquin Park
1994 Arctic with Canadian Coast Guard
1993 Western States and Provinces, Nahanni River, N.W.T.
1992 Greenland
1989 Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Temagami, and Lake Superior
1988 Madawaska and Temagami, Ontario
British Columbia, Yukon, and Alaska
1987 High Arctic Islands, N.W.T. with Polar Continental Shelf Project
Algonquin Park, Ontario
1986 Lake Superior, Ontario
1984/5 Algonquin Park, Ontario
1983 The Firth River, Yukon Territory
1982 Nahanni River, N.W.T.
1981 Nova Scotia and Quebec
1980 Madawaska Valley, Ontario
Rocky Mountains, Alberta
1979 Muskoka, Ontario
Quebec, Gaspé, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia
Baffin Island, N.W.T.
1978 Lake Superior, Ontario
1966-78 Madawaska and Haliburton, Ontario
Gatineau Hills Quebec

• 1966-76 Studied landscape drawing and painting under his father, J.G. Gauthier - R.C.A., O.S.A., C.S.P.W.C.
• 1957-59 Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto. Course - Architectural Technology
• 1955-57 Northern Secondary School, Toronto
• 1953-55 St. Michael’s College School, Toronto

• The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
• 1987 research and photography of the High Arctic Islands N.W.T. along with logistical assistance from the Polar Continental Shelf Project (Energy, Mines, and Resources) for travel in the Arctic
• Arctic travel with Canadian Coast Guard in 1994 on C.C.G.S. Henry Larsen Ice Breaker

Artist in Residence
Aboard the S.S. Illiria traveling the West Coast of Greenland

Town of Markham Achievement and Civic Recognition Award for Art and Cultural Achievement - 1991
Corporate Promotional
Cross Canada Promotion for Chesebrough-Pond’s Canada with M2000 Group Inc.

North Channel Preservation Society - A.J. Casson Serigraph
Sears - Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Corporate Collection
Regional Municipality of York - Historic Churches of the York Region
Various private commissions

Limited Edition Prints and Reproductions

Afternoon Shadows -Edition 780 on canvass
Break of Light Robertson Cove sizes 16x20
Falling Water, Falling Leaves 24x30
Gold of the Yukon 30x40
Great Falls on the Nahanni
Misty Solitude
The Peaceful Place
Spring Wind Georgian Bay
Sun Spot Parry Sound
Rapids Amable du Fond

Giclee Prints
Rocky Headland Lake Superior - Edition 950
Lake Kamaneskeg
Hattie Cove Lake Superior
Aubrey Falls Algoma
Virginia Falls Nahanni River
Morraine Lake Banff Park
Little Doe Lake Algonquin
Meta Incognita Peninsula Baffin Island
Iceberg Davis Strait

Morning Mist - Edition 250
After the Storm
Buckshot Creek
Kushog Lake
J.G. Gauthier “Through My Eyes” Series of four -Edition 250
A.J. Casson “Mouth of Baie Fine”
Ski Scenes Series of four

Lithographic Reproductions
Summer Sky - Lake Temagami - Open Edition Promotion
Carbonear Coastline Newfoundland - Open Edition Promotion
Kinney Lake - Jasper Park - Open Edition Promotion
Frosted Afternoon Algonquin Park - Edition 450
Shinny Hockey - Edition 500
Early Autumn Unionville - Edition 500
Thru the Barn Door - Gatineau - Edition 200

Nortel Corporation
Shell Oil
Bank of Montreal
Johnson & Johnson
Canadian Coast Guard
Chesebrough-Pond’s Canada
George Weston Ltd. Toronto
Canadian General Electric Co.
Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa
Polar Continental Shelf Project (Energy, Mines, and Resources)
Manu-Life Centre, Toronto
Richardson Greenshields, Toronto
Dynamic Capitol Corporation, Toronto
Merrill Lynch Company of Canada, Toronto
H.R.H. Prince Andrew, Duke of York, England
Sears - Chicago, U.S.A.
IBM of Canada, Toronto
Burns Fry Ltd., Toronto
Kemp Investments, Montreal
Toronto Board of Trade
John Fisher Estate (Mr. Canada)
Canadian Embassy, London, England
Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation, Toronto
Lakefield College, Lakefield, Ontario
Regional Municipality of York, Newmarket, Ontario
Crown Life Insurance Company, Toronto
Texaco, Toronto

Catalogues and Other Exhibitions
Waddington’s Auctioneers
Hennok Auctioneers and Appraisers
Burlington Cultural Centre 1991
“Art for the Birds” Benefit Auction for the R.O.M. Ornithology Gallery - October 15, 1987
Sotheby’s Toronto - Canadian Art Auction - November 1983
Sotheby’s Toronto - Canadian Art Auction - May 1981
B’nai Brith Annual Art Auction - October 1980
Arts & Letters Club Annual Spring Review - 1976, 1977
Ottawa Municipal Arts Centre Spring Show - 1973

Lectures/Speaking Engagemants/Painting Instruction Seminars
• Arts & Letters Club
• Joachim Gauthier Retrospective
• The Club At Bondhead Gallery – Voyage through the High Arctic aboard the Icebreaker C.C.G.S. Henry Larsen
• McMichael Canadian Collection - J.G. Gauthier 1997 100th Anniversary
• CJRT Interview with Tom Fulton 1997
• Arts & Letters Club - Arctic Voyage 1995
• SOYRA (Society of York Regional Artists) Lecture
• Latcham Gallery Stouffville, Ontario “125 Years of Canadian Art”
• Guest speaker for reminiscences of A.J. Casson and Joachim Gauthier
• Artist in Residence aboard the Illiria, Travel Dynamics N.Y., on an expedition to Greenland August 1992
• Markham Group of Artists Fall ’92 Workshops
• Outdoor painting seminar Madawaska Valley - October 1990
• Interview and profile - Channel 10 Cablevision - September 1989
• Interview and profile - Weekend Show CHEX TV - April 1984
• Hallway Productions / Doug Hall, Interviewer
• “From Now On” - CBC TV - March 17, 1980 / Gordon Jocelyn, Interviewer
• “The Nahanni River” Arts & Letters Club, Toronto - February 1983
• “The Nahanni River” Becketts Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario - 1983
• “The Nahanni River” Guest speaker, The Military Club, Hamilton, Ontario - 1983
• Visual Arts Ontario - Workshop seminar for Ottawa Arts Association - May 1975
• Scarborough Art Guild Association - Painting Technique and demonstration - October 1974
• Ottawa Art Association - Landscape Instructor - Spring Semester 1973
• Camp Comak, Haliburton, Ontario - Arts & Crafts Director - 1955/56

Joachim Gauthier His Life – His Works

• Technical Advisor for the film “And Then There Were Seven”
Produced by Beaver Creek Pictures, on the life of A.J. Casson
• Film sponsored by Canon and the CBC for network distribution
Summerfest Theatre - Adrienne Clarkson Show - August 15, 1989
• Interviewed for production on “Sketches of our Town” film
“The Bard of Rural Ontario” A.J. Casson CBC / CTV Networks - October 1989

Articles and Reviews
• John A. Libby Newsletter Fall & Winter 2003, 2004, 2005
• The Arts & Letters Club
• Libby’s of Toronto Newsletter - February 1998 “My early experiences”
• Libby’s of Toronto Newsletter - September 1997 “Joachim Gauthier, His Life and Times”
• The Uxbridge Times-Journal - November 27, 1996 “Class Studies, Group of Seven”
• Barry’s Bay This Week - October 22, 1996 “Renowned artists visit Barry’s Bay”
• The Markham Times - February 28, 1992 “A.J. Casson’s legacy includes Markham”
• Economist & Sun - April 3, 1991 “Markham honours top citizens with civic recognition awards”
• The Burlington Spectator - November 15, 1990 “Gauthier owes debt to Group of Seven”
• Oakville Today - November 8, 1990 “Gauthier’s style reminiscent of Group of Seven”
• Economist & Sun - February 25, 1990 “Unionville artist to study Arctic wildlife”
• Toronto Star - August 31, 1989 “Call of the wild draws artist to Madawaska”
• Economist & Sun - August 13, 1989 “Wilderness trip led by local painter”
• Libby’s of Toronto Newsletter - July 1989 “Art inspiration the Nahanni River”
• Unionville Standard Times - June 1987 “Unionville man follows in his dad’s footsteps”
• The Expositor – May 27,1987 “North Channel Preservation Society”
• The Toronto Star - May 25, 1987 “Casson defends bay against mining firm”
• The Globe & Mail - May 1987 “A.J. Casson print may benefit Baie Fine”
• The Expositor - March 25, 1987 “Casson painting helps raise funds to save his hills”
• Economist & Sun / Tribune - March 25, 1987 “Local man, artist Casson join to save peaks”
• The Globe & Mail - March 13, 1987 “Once more into the fray”
• Country Estate - Spring 1986 “Landscapes show drama”
• Yorkview - May / June 1985 “O Canada, a landscape unveiled”
• Weekend Show - April 1984 CHEX TV Hallway Productions
• Economist & Sun - March 28, 1984 “Unionville artist”
• Toronto Star - March 27, 1984 “Special gift for Prince Andrew”
• Dow Canadian - June 1979 “Paul Gauthier’s exhibit at gallery”
• Toronto Star - May 1979 - Lotta Dempsey “Brother and sister open gallery of Canadian art”
• CBC - May 1979 - John Fisher “Fresh air”
• Oshawa Times - March 1978 “Durham at a glance”
• Toronto Star - November 1977 “Like father like son”

Arts & Letters Club Toronto – Art Auction and Fund Raising Event 2006

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