John Gordon (J Gordon) Sinclair
(1889 - 1980)
John Gordon (J. Gordon) Sinclair was active/lived in Alberta, Ontario / Canada. John Sinclair is known for landscape and portrait painting, teaching.
Biography John Gordon (J. Gordon) Sinclair
Sinclair, John Gordon (1889-1980)
“Mr. Sinclair was born in Komoka, Ontario in 1889. After attending Normal School in London, Ontario, he taught school for a number of years in that province before moving to Edmonton in 1912. He had originally intended to take a job in Saskatchewan, but when that position fell through he carried on to Edmonton. There he found employment at the Edmond Technical School where he taught art and design for 25 years. He was later the principal at McKay Avenue School, from which he retired in 1955.
Interested in art at an early age, Sinclair studied at the Chicago Art Institute* and at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also studied for a time under the Canadian painter W.
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