Jack Shadbolt

Bio

Jack Shadbolt is one of Canada’s most important artists. He is known for his painting and murals that draw from his personal experiences and from the social and political conflicts that have taken place in British Columbia and the world including the struggles of the First Nations, the Second World War, and the environmental movement.

Shadbolt was born in England and with his family came to Victoria, British Columbia in 1921. He lived and taught in Victoria, Duncan, Vancouver and Burnaby. His work is represented in all of the major public collections in Canada as well as corporate and private collections throughout the world. In 1987 Shadbolt and his wife, art historian and curator Dorothy Shadbolt, established the Vancouver Institute for Visual Arts, which supports and recognizes the achievements of artists in British Columbia.

Winter Sun Trap and Captive White are two of four prints made by Shadbolt with master print maker Torrie Groening. Both prints are in the in the collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery and Winter Sun Trap is in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

 

Works of Art

Additional Information

Captive White, 1993
132/150 Stone Colour Lithograph on Wove Paper
Printed by Torrie Groening
27 x 36 in (69 x 91.5 cm)
Provenance: Maynards, Private Collector

Winter Sun Trap, 1993
115/150 Stone Colour Lithograph on Wove Paper
Printed by Torrie Groening
27 x 36 in (69 x 91.5 cm)
Provenance: Maynards, Private Collector

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