Audrey Garwood 1927 - 2004
A graduate of the Ontario College of Art, with postgraduate studies both in Amsterdam and Paris, she began early to develop her distinctive style ... and produced major works for more than fifty years.
Anchoring all Garwood works was a mighty presence: like an X-ray, she saw beneath the landscapes she painted right into the primeval forces that created them, using that insight to create complex, crystalline, intricately-worked surfaces of colour and light.
She probed the depths of her subjects for meaning, always in search of new ways to express them. A series of paintings resulting from a trip to Labrador showed, not a grim, foreboding landscape, but brightly coloured little ha
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