(1931 - 2001)
Gordon Adaskin was active/lived in Manitoba, British Columbia, Ontario / Canada. Gordon Adaskin is known for painting, printmaking, teaching.
Biography Gordon Adaskin
Gordon Adaskin was a painter, printmaker, educator, art critic and
broadcaster. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and died in
Gibsons, British Columbia (near Vancouver). He also lived in
Vancouver, B.C. (1946 - 1963); Calgary, Alberta (1963 - 1966); and
Winnipeg, Manitoba (1966 - 1993).
His mediums include oil, acrylic, graphite, ink, etching, aquatint,
tempera and mixed mediums. His subjects were landscapes, interiors and
nature studies. His styles were Fauvism*, Expressionism*, and
He studied at the Vancouver School of Art* (1) under Jack Shadbolt (see
AskART) graduating with honours in 1951 (2). He also studied at
the Alberta College of Art, wh
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