Canadian Landscape Paintings - Plein Aire Painter and Fine Arts Professor Andrew Hamilton

Andrew is an international impressionist painter, artist and workshop instructor in acrylic, oil, watercolor and printmaking mediums. Andrew’s vibrant, colourful and unique work is part of numerous national and international collections.

Andrew is a ‘Canadian Drawing Master’, curator and Professor of Fine Art.

Andrew’s painting style encompasses the use of a highly imaginative palette of the three primaries plus white Andrew has learned that all the colors of the universe are at hand. Combining this with a loose, inventive colorful style and with great freshness and immediacy he paints the landscape. Painting mostly on location [En Plein Aire], Andrew paints in all four seasons capturing the beauty and natural rhythms of each. Andrew has painted from coast to coast traveling painting and capturing in paint this vast land.

He studied for four years at OCAD under the tutelage of Chinkok Tan and apprenticed for 18 months with acclaimed Canadian Landscape painter Doris McCarthy.

Andrew also continues to design and teach courses for the Varley Art Gallery, St. Lawrence College, Durham College, Loyalist College and has taught workshops at Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, in Ontario and in Quebec. He designed the largest woodblock print in

Andrew is the former curator of the MVS Gallery in Brockville and continues to curate and jury numerous art shows at various venues.

Andrew is looking forward to retracing Tom Thomson's canoe routes through Northern Ontario during the summer of 2009, with the sponsorship of IDEAL-WAY and Novocraft Canoes. 

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"At the end of your brush is the tip of your heart."