List of Canadian painters

List of Canadian painters

The following is a brief alphabetical list of professional Canadian artists primarily working in watercolour or oil paint. See other articles for information on Canadian art or a List of Canadian artists for other information.

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* Earl W. Bascom (1906-1995) - American painter, printmaker and sculptor, raised in Canada
* Robert Bateman (1930-) - Canadian naturalist and painter
* Arnold Belkin (1930-1992) - Mexican painter known as "The Canadian Son of Mexican Muralism"
* William Berczy (1744-1813) - Canadian pioneer and painter
* Paul-Émile Borduas (1905-60) - Canadian painter known for his abstract paintings
* Fritz Brandtner (1896-1969)


* Franklin Carmichael (1890-1945) - Canadian artist and member of the Group of Seven
* Emily Carr (1871-1945) - Canadian artist and writer inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast
* A. J. Casson (1898-1992) - Canadian painter of landscapes, forests and farms and member of the Group of Seven
* Alex Colville (1920– ) - Canadian painter
* Bruno Cote (1940- ) - Canadian landscape painter


* Charles Daudelin (1920-2001) - Canadian sculptor and painter
* Mary Dignam (1860–1938) - Canadian painter and pioneer activist for women artists


* George Fertig (1915–1983) - Canadian painter and photographer
* LeMoine Fitzgerald (1890–1956) - Canadian artist and member of the Group of Seven


* Eric Goldberg (artist) (1890–1969) - Jewish-Canadian landscape painter


* John A. Hammond (1843–1939) - Canadian adventurer, photographer artist, printmaker and art educator
* Lawren Harris (1855–1970) - Canadian painter and member of the Group of Seven
* Prudence Heward (1896–1947) - Canadian painter and member of theBeaver Hall Group
* Edwin Holgate (1892–1977) - Canadian artist, painter, engraver, and member of the Group of Seven


* A. Y. Jackson (1882–1974) - Canadian painter and founding member of the Group of Seven
* Frank Johnston (1888–1949) - Canadian artist associated with the Group of Seven


* Paul Kane (1810–1871) - Irish-Canadian painter of First Nations peoples in the Canadian West and the Native Americans in the Oregon Country
* Aart Kemink (1914–2006) - Dutch-Canadian painter
* Bert Kloezeman - Canadian painter and art educator
* Cornelius Krieghoff (1815–1872) - Canadian painter of landscapes and outdoor life


* Ozias Leduc (1864–1955) - Quebec painter of portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and religious works
* Serge Lemoyne (1941–1998) - Canadian performance artist and painter
* Arthur Lismer (1881–1969) - Canadian painter and member of the Group of Seven
* Laura Muntz Lyall (1860–1930) - Canadian impressionist painter


* J. E. H. MacDonald (1873–1932) - Canadian painter and member of the Group of Seven
* Doris McCarthy (1910– ) - Canadian artist specializing in abstracted landscapes
* David Milne (1882–1953) - Canadian painter, printmaker, and writer
* Guido Molinari (1933–2004) - Canadian artist of abstract paintings
* James Wilson Morrice (1865–1924) - Canadian landscape painter


* Guity Novin (1944– ) - Iranian-Canadian figurative painter


* Kim Ondaatje (1928– ) - Canadian painter, photographer, and documentary filmmaker
* Toni Onley (1928–2004) - Canadian landscape painter


* Sophie Pemberton (1869–1959) - Canadian painter
* Joseph Plaskett (1918– ) - Canadian painter of interiors, still lifes, and portraits
* Christopher Pratt (1935– ) - Canadian painter and flag designer
* Mary Pratt (1935– ) - Canadian painter specializing in still life paintings


* Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923–2002) - painter and sculptor from Quebec
* Goodridge Roberts (1904–1974) - Canadian painter of landscapes, unassuming still-lifes and interiors

* Anne Savage (1896–1971) - Canadian painter, art teacher, and member of the Beaver Hall Group
* Jack Shadbolt (1909– ) - Canadian painter, war artist, and teacher
* Edith Smith (1867–1954) - Canadian painter and teacher
* Gordon A. Smith (Gordon Smith) (1919– ) - Canadian painter, printmaker, sculptor, and teacher
* Lewis Smith (1871–1926)


* Daniel Taylor (1955– ) - Canadian painter of realism portraits and wildlife art
* Tom Thomson (1877–1917) - Canadian artist and member of the Group of Seven
* Gentile Tondino (1923–2001)
* Richard Tylman (1952– ) - Polish-Canadian poet and painter


* Frederick Varley (1881-1969) - Canadian painter, war artist, and member of the Group of Seven


* Horatio Walker (1858-1938) - Canadian oils and watercolors painter
* Terry Watkinson (1940– ) - Canadian artist, painter, illustrator, and musician
* Homer Watson (1855–1936) - Canadian landscape painter

See also

* Beaver Hall Group
* Group of Seven
* Indian Group of Seven
* Painters Eleven
* Regina Five


* Harper, Russell. "Painting in Canada: A History 2nd ed." Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981. ISBN 0802063071

* Reid, Dennis "A Concise History of Canadian Painting" 2nd Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1988. ISBN 019540663X.

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