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Alex Colville

 (1920 - 2013)
Alex (David Alexander) Colville was active/lived in Nova Scotia, Ontario / Canada.  Alex Colville is known for painting, printmaking, murals, teaching.

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Alexander Colville (AKA: David Alexander Colville) is a painter, printmaker, muralist and educator who was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  He spent most of his early childhood in St.Catherines, Ontario. In 1929 his family moved to Amherst, Nova Scotia.  In 1973 he moved to Wolfville, Nova Scotia (about 50 miles North) where he currently (2009) lives and works.
 
His primary mediums, since 1963, are acrylic polymer emulsion and serigraph.  He has also worked with glazed tempera, casein tempera, glazed oil emulsion, oil on synthetic resin, egg tempera, ink, watercolour and felt tip pen.  His subjects are his family, pets, animals, means of transportation, local landscape, nudes, symbolism, allegory,   ...  Displaying 750 of 12516 characters.

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