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Arthur Shilling

 (1941 - 1986)
Arthur Shilling was active/lived in Ontario / Canada.  Arthur Shilling is known for portrait and landscape painting.

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Arthur Shilling


Arthur Shilling (1941 - 1986)

Arthur Shilling was a painter, illustrator and author who was born, and died (as a result of complications from rheumatic fever), on the Rama Reserve near Orilla, Ontario, and except for a brief period in the late 1960's and early 1970's, lived there most of his life.  His medium was primarily oil on masonite or canvas, however he has also worked in pastel, watercolor and pencil.  His subjects are portraits and landscapes.  His style was expressionist characterized by distinctive bold strokes of color.

He studied at the New School of Art and the Ontario College of Art in Toronto; but is mostly self-taught.  He traveled through Canada's west to British Columbia and to northe  ...  Displaying 750 of 3147 characters.




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About  Arthur Shilling

Born:  1941 - Rama Reserve near Orilla, Ontario
Died:   1986 - Rama, Reserve near Orilla, Ontario
Known for:  portrait and landscape painting