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Canadian Landscape Artist, 1927 - 2004


  • 1954-1955 La Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France
  • 1954 Scholarship to Rijks Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1953 Ontario College of Art, Toronto

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

  • 2008 'Passages', Arts and Letters Club, Toronto
  • 2008 'Northern Journey', DeLong Gallery, Toronto
  • 2005 'Tropical Ventures', On Sight Gallery, Toronto
  • 2001 'Living Water', Painted City, Toronto
  • 1999 'Labrador', Painted City, Toronto
  • 1998 'Selected Works', Painted City, Toronto
  • 1994 'Images & Objects', A.C.C.I. Gallery, Berkeley, California
  • 1993 'Recent Works', Schneider & Associates Gallery, Toronto
  • 1990 'Top of the World', Geraldine Davis Gallery, Toronto
  • 1989 Geraldine Davis Gallery, Toronto
  • 1987 'Recent Work', Geraldine Davis Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1986 'Audrey Garwood', Whitten Gallery, King City
  • 1985 'Art For All', Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  • 1984 'North Shore', Shayne Gallery, Montreal
    'North & South', Sword Street Press, Toronto
  • 1983 'Recent Paintings', Gustafsson Gallery, Toronto
  • 1982 'Monoprints', Sword Street Press, Toronto
  • 1981 'Gustafsson Gallery', Toronto
  • 1980 Keenlyside Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1979 Mazelow Gallery, Toronto
  • 1978 University of California at Hayward, CA
  • 1975 'Rockfaces by Garwood', ADI Gallery, San Francisco
    Berkeley City Hall, Berkeley, CA
  • 1974 Lafayette Bank Gallery, Uniontown, PA
    University of San Francisco, San Francisco
  • 1973 Imprint Gallery, San Francisco
  • 1972 Francine Sedders Gallery, San Francisco
  • 1968 'Woodcuts by Garwood', Winters College, York University, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1967 'Garwood', Pollock Gallery, Toronto, Ont.

Group Exhibitions (selected)

  • 2005 'Holiday Show', ON Sight Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
  • 2004 'Summer Exhibition', ON Sight Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
    'Land and Water', First Canadian Place, Toronto, Ont.
  • 2003 'Grand Opening at 655 College St', Painted City, Toronto
  • 2002 'Summer exhibition', Painted City, Toronto, Ont.
  • 2001 'Sixth Anniversary Show', Painted City, Toronto, Ont.
  • 2002 '7 Ontario Artists', First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1999 'Summer Show', Painted City, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1998 'Prints & Drawings', Painted City, Toronto, Ont.
    'A Feeling for the Land: Audrey Garwood & David Morrisseau', The Network Gallery, First Canadian Place, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1997 'Group Show', Gallery Gevik, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1996 'Surfacing' (with C.A. Henry), Painted City, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1995 'Inaugural Exhibition', Painted City, Toronto, Ont.
    'Selected Works', Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA., USA
  • 1986 'Seven Viewpoints', McDonald Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1985 'A Winter Garden', Merton Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
    'Premier Opening', Geraldine Davis Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1984 'Sword Street Press: Prints', Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario (catalogue)
  • 1983 'Hearts', The Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Ont.
  • 1982 'Art for All', Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario
  • 1981 'Fine Print from Sword Street Press', Struts Community, Centre Sackville, New Brunswick
    'Monoprints', Sword Street Press, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1980 'R.C.A. Summer Exhibition', Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, Ont.
  • 1978 'American Landscape', Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, N. Y., USA
    'Group Show', Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C., USA
  • 1976 Both-Up Gallery, Berkley, CA., USA
  • 1975 'Emerging Graphic Artists', ADI Gallery, San Francisco, CA., USA
    'Landscape 1975', Triad Gallery, Los Angeles, CA., USA
    Marin College, Marin, CA., USA
    'Palo Alto Invitational', Palo Alto, CA., USA
  • 1974 (Invited Artist), San Francisco Art Festival, San Francisco, CA., USA
    'Seven Printmakers', Art Co-op, Berkley, CA., USA
  • 1972 'California Society of Printmakers International Print Exhibition', Los Angeles, CA., USA
    'Contemporary Prints', Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Francine Sedders Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Imprint Gallery, San Francisco, USA
  • 1971 'Canadian Printmakers', Canadian Consulate, Washington, D.C., USA
    'Garwood & Weber', Merton Gallery, Toronto, ON
    'International Exhibition of Graphics', Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970 'Print Show', Agnes Etherington Gallery, Kingston, Ont.
    'Northwest Printmakers', Seattle, Washington, USA
  • 1969 'Burnaby Print Show', Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
    'Printmakers', Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ont.
  • 1966 'Drawing and Print Show', National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ont.

Public and Corporate Collections (partial list)

  • Government of the United States of America, Washington D.C
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
  • La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
  • London Regional Art Gallery, Ontario
  • Ministry of Government Services, Govt. of Ontario, Oshawa
  • Province of Ontario Art Collection
  • The Robert McLauglin Gallery, Oshawa
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba
  • Abitibi Price, Inc.
  • ARCO, New York, N.Y. & ARCO, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Arthur Anderson & Co., Toronto
  • AT & T, New York
  • Bank of America, San Francisco
  • Boulevard Club, Toronto
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Toronto
  • Canadian Pacific Limited, Montreal & Toronto
  • Caravelle Foods, Spruce Grove, Alberta
  • Carlton Club, Winnipeg
  • Commercial Financial Corporation, Toronto
  • Coopers & Lybrand, Toronto
  • CP Rail Intermodal
  • Dean Witter Corp., NYC, N.Y., and Sarasota, Florida
  • Esso Resources, Calgary
  • Executive Club, Sears Tower, Chicago
  • Foremost McKesson Inc., San Francisco
  • General Foods Inc., Toronto
  • Goodman & Carr, Toronto
  • Grand & Toy Ltd., Calgary
  • Granite Club, Toronto
  • Gulf Canada Ltd., Calgary
  • Herman Miller of Canada Ltd., Toronto
  • Houston First Savings Co., Houston, Texas
  • Imperial Oil Ltd., Toronto
  • King Khalil, Saudi Arabia
  • Lamin-8 Services, Toronto
  • Little Long Lac Gold Mines, Toronto
  • Louisiana Land & Exploration, Louisiana
  • Manufacturers Hanover Trust, New York
  • Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., Toronto
  • Mississauga Board of Trade, Mississauga
  • Metropolitan Toronto Roads & Traffic Dept.
  • Nabisco Brands Ltd., Toronto
  • National Bank Americard, San Francisco
  • NOVA, A Calgary Alberta Corporation, Calgary
  • Pan Canadian Petroleum Ltd., Calgary
  • Paperboard Industries Corporation, Toronto
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers, Toronto
  • Reed Inc., Toronto
  • Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal and Toronto
  • Somerset House Inc., Chevy Chase, Maryland
  • Standard Chartered Bank of Canada, Toronto
  • Standard Oil, San Francisco
  • Swiss Bank Corporation, Toronto
  • TBL Corporation, Toronto
  • Weir & Foulds, Ottawa and Toronto
  • Xerox Canada Inc., Toronto


  • J. W. L. Forster Award, Ontario Society of Artists
  • Print Award, Canadian Society of Printmakers
  • Purchase Award, San Francisco Art Festival
  • Sterling Trust Award, Canadian Painters and Etchers


  • The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
  • The Ontario Society of Artists
  • Canadian Society of Graphic Art
  • Canadian Painters & Engravers
  • California Society of Printmakers
  • Women's Caucus of the Arts
  • Artist's Equity Association, Inc.
  • The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto

Reviews (selected)

  • 'Audrey Garwood', John Bentley Mays, The Globe and Mail
  • 'Artist's Work Speaks for Itself', Ted Shaw, The Windsor Star
  • 'See Canada as Artists Do', Christopher Hume, Ontario Living
  • 'Dazzling Work by Local Artist', Alan O'Marra, Ward 9 News
  • 'Landscapes That Baffle', Christopher Hume, The Toronto Star
  • 'Garwood Takes a Different View', John Bentley Mays, The Globe and Mail
  • 'Imagination and Technique', Joe Leal, Hayward News
  • 'The Art Game and Real People', Paul Allman, Oakland Tribune
  • 'Rocks, Alexander Fried', San Francisco Examiner
  • 'Ninon Gautier', Le Finance