PHILIP CRAIG, "From Where I Stand" - February 22nd - March 12th, 2014 in Toronto

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PHILIP CRAIG
"FROM WHERE I STAND"

 

February 22nd - March 12th, 2014 At Loch Gallery Toronto

 

 

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Philip Craig
The Serving Spoon
Oil on Canvas
30" x 36"
$ 9,000.00
 

 

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Philip Craig
Otter Lake Island Winter
Oil on Canvas
48" x 60"
$16,000.00

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Philip Craig
Toonies Bay
Oil on Canvas
48" x 60"
$ 16,000.00

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Philip Craig
Bridge at Chiswick House
Oil on Canvas
40" x 48"
$ 12,000.00

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About the Exhibition:

In this new series of paintings, Philip offers the viewer an eclectic variety of subject matter both of international and local character. He revisits the lush greenery of overgrown English gardens and finds solace on the banks of the Loire River in France in the raking light of mid afternoon. Paintings of lakeshores, domestic interiors and still life scenes reveal the intimacy of the artist’s everyday life in Canada. From where he stands with his camera in hand, Philip gives the viewer a personal glimpse of his world.

Please note that all works are subject to pre-sale as the paintings have now arrived in the gallery and are ready for viewing. If you have an interest in any of the paintings listed in the exhibition, please let us know at your earliest convenience.

With kindest regards,

Alan Loch
+1.416.319.7903

About Philip Craig:

Philip Craig’s continual search for new subject matter and the wish to develop his technical abilities pushed the artist first to visit England, then France, Italy, Morocco and India – all travels that not only enriched his palette but also gave him a deeper appreciation of light. Through the years, Craig’s extensive exploration of the Canadian landscape has led to a strong desire to imprint his vision of his own country.

Philip has an extraordinary ability to connect with the viewer as he paints ordinary people engaged in ordinary activities – solitary figures reading, a tranquil moment in a canoe on a still lake, sharing a conversation with friends, the viewer wants to be there. If there is only a landscape or an interior, the viewer anticipates what is going to happen. This element of connection, accompanied by the beauty of colour, light and richly expressive brushwork creates a desire to live with his paintings.

Philip Craig’s paintings are collected in Canada, the US, England and around the world. A renowned philanthropist, Philip donates his work in support of worthy causes and institutions. His generosity will ensure a lasting creative legacy.

 

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