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Alex Colville Canadian Artist

Painting by Alex Colville Canadian ArtistSeven Crows

Painting by Alex Colville Canadian ArtistHound in Field, 1958

The Canadian painter Alex Colville was born in Toronto, Ontario, in 1920. He studied painting at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Jersey in 1938-1942. During WWII he worked as a war artist, painting troops landing at Juno Beach on D-Day. Since 1963 the artist has lived and worked as a freelance painter in Nova Scotia.
Colville has exhibited extensively throughout the world.
In 1967 the artist was commissioned by the Canadian government to design various gold coins. Colville received numerous prizes and honorary awards from various universities and institutions in Canada and the United States.


Painting by Alex Colville Canadian ArtistSwimming Dog and Canoe, 1979

Painting by Alex Colville Canadian ArtistBell Buoy and Cormorant, 1985, serigraph

Painting by Alex Colville Canadian ArtistHorse and Train

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleCyclist and Crow, 1981

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleChild and Dog, 1952

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleFamily and Rainstorm, 1955

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex Colville

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleBlack Cat

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleCouple on Beach, 1957

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleLiving Room, 1999-2000

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleDog and Groom, 1991

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvillePriest and Dog

Painting by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleWoman at Clothes-line, 1956

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleWoman in Bathtub, 1978

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleWoman, Man, and Boat, 1952

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleHeron, 1977

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleEmbarkation

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleFour Figures on Wharf, 1952

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleJune Moon, 1963

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleWoman Carrying Canoe, 19972

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleThe Swimming Race, 1958

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleLe Chien d'or, 1987

To Prince Edward Island, 1965

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleMay, 1979

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvillePacific, 1967

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleRefrigerator, 1977

Sleeper, 1975

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleStove, 1988

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleThree Sheep, 1954

Paintings by Canadian Artist Alex ColvilleWoman with Skiff

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