Paintings by Glenn Adams

portrait

Curriculum Vitae

Began painting in 1958, at the age of thirty. Took art classes in Montreal from Patrick Landsley, Guy Viau, Moe Reinblatt, and others. Attended art workshop at Mount Allison University in 1960, given by L.P. Harris and Jacques de Tonnancour. Also in 1960, visited Alex Colville in his studio and began corresponding with him about my paintings.

Spent the 1962-63 academic year at Mount Allison, taking selected second and third year Fine Arts courses from Harris, Colville, and Helen Dow.

In 1966 bought a house with ten acres of land near Sackville. In May 1968 set up my studio in the house and spent a year painting full time. Moved to the house permanently in 1974.

My university degrees were in Science and Engineering and I have spent most of my life working as an engineer, first in the aircraft industry, then in the appliance industry. I have been painting full time since 1992.

Group Exhibitions
Banfer Gallery, New York; 1963, 1964, 1965
Galerie Agnés Lefort, Montreal; 1964
London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario; 1966
Universities of Guelph and Waterloo; 1969
I.L. Peretz School, Calgary; 1972, 1973
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville; 1974
Artflight 94, National Aviation Museum, Ottawa; 1994
Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville; 1997
Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John; 1997, 1998, 2001
Moncton Gallery; 1998, 2002, 2003
Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition; 2000
A Tribute to Alex Colville: Then and Now, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville; 2007

One-Man Exhibitions
Roberts Gallery, Toronto; 1969
Gallery One, Moncton; 1977, 1982
New Brunswick Museum, Saint John; 1983
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville; 1983, 2006(retrospective)
City of Saint John Gallery, Saint John, 1996

Collections
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Canada Council Art Bank
C-I-L
City of Moncton Collection
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
New Brunswick Art Bank
New Brunswick Museum
Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University
UNB Art Centre

Private collections in New York, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Sackville.


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