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  • Owl, eagle, butterfly transformation
        Artist statement on reverse: "Re Intuitive Painting #35/1995: This is my first Rt. Brain painting using dropped colour and manifested images. It is most interesting to see that the images have appeared here (magically) in a larger scale than previous smaller works and the usual exciting compositional qualities and intriguing ...
      Artist statement on reverse: "Re Intuitive Painting #35/1995: This is my first ...
  • Food chain
        Sheila Ghazarian is a Newmarket artist and art instructor. The subjects in her paintings, sculptures or etchings attempt to describe relationships with nature and her surroundings. The painting "Food Chain" shows a murky ocean floor with few remaining aquatic life forms. It voices my concerns, that we are polluting our ...
      Sheila Ghazarian is a Newmarket artist and art instructor. The subjects in ...
  • Castle in clouds
        Alana Biasi, of Newmarket, has been teaching art in York Region. She mainly works in watercolours, but also in acrylics and sculpture. She has won top honours in several exhibitions...
      Alana Biasi, of Newmarket, has been teaching art in York Region. She ...
  • Earth watch
        Note on reverse side: Born in Germany, Johanna came to Canada in 1971, where she presently resides with her family. While her interest in fine arts has been life-long, she has only been painting seriously since the early 80s. In her studio in Richmond Hill she works mainly in watercolours ...
      Note on reverse side: Born in Germany, Johanna came to Canada in ...
  • Temperance
        Number 2 of 5 original prints.
      Number 2 of 5 original prints.
  • Phantom of the grand banks
        Lottie Thomas is an artist / printmaker with postgraduate training in lithography. Participant in numerous solo and group exhibitions, she has works displayed throughout Ontario.
      Lottie Thomas is an artist / printmaker with postgraduate training in lithography. ...
  • Corner store
        Born in Zurich, Switzerland, raised there and in the United States (Lawrence, Kansas and Grosse Pointe, Michigan), Rudolf came to Canada in 1967, earned degrees in English and Journalism at Ottawa's Carleton University. A year in London, England, designing for the Fringe Theatre preceded four years at the Ontario College ...
      Born in Zurich, Switzerland, raised there and in the United States (Lawrence, ...
  • Nor'wester
        An artist and art teacher living in Newmarket, Garry Young received most of his training in oil and acrylic painting. Self-taught in watercolours, much of his work since the 1980s has been "on the spot" landscapes in this medium. Garry's work is exhibited at Studio 737 Art Gallery near Tweed, ...
      An artist and art teacher living in Newmarket, Garry Young received most ...
  • Baby sweetgrass
        Barbara Bailey is a Toronto graphic designer and visual artist who creates work in a variety of forms - painting in two and three dimensions, installation and performance. Her work explores the relationship between what is hidden and what is shown, through disguise, layering and interior/exterior relationships. She addresses issues ...
      Barbara Bailey is a Toronto graphic designer and visual artist who creates ...
  • Patterns & reflections
        Judy Lalingo is a realist painter whose passion lies within the interrelationship of the natural world. Her paintings focus on accurate representation and emotional metaphor for her life experiences. A Canadian living and working in the hills of Maryland's horse country, the artist was honoured as Ducks Unlimited Canada's Artist ...
      Judy Lalingo is a realist painter whose passion lies within the interrelationship ...
  • Turtle drum
        Linda Finn has been making art for most of her life. She has studied at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, the University of Waterloo (Fine Arts Department) and White Mountain Academy of the Arts in Elliot Lake, Ontario, plus numerous other art workshops. A love of language continues ...
      Linda Finn has been making art for most of her life. She ...
  • Evening shadows
        Ernestine Tahedl was born in Austria and received a Master's Degree in graphic art from the Vienna Academy of Applied Arts. She immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta in 1963. Participating in group and traveling shows, she has won acclaim with solo exhibitions in Austria, France, Japan, the United States and Canada. ...
      Ernestine Tahedl was born in Austria and received a Master's Degree in ...
  • White water
        Susan McGillivray was born in Yorkshire England, moved to France and immigrated to Canada and has lived in Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto and King City. While working at the Medical Illustration Department of the Montreal General Hospital she sold her paintings privately and to RCA Canada and General Aviation Services. With ...
      Susan McGillivray was born in Yorkshire England, moved to France and immigrated ...
  • Walking bear
        Heidi "Dagma" Buchanan, of Toronto, has devoted her complete attention to sculpture and oils since 1990. She exhibits and sells both privately and through dealers; she frequently participates in art shows, such as the O'Keefe...
      Heidi "Dagma" Buchanan, of Toronto, has devoted her complete attention to sculpture ...
  • Country fence
        Heather Kertzer, of Newmarket, has been working full-time as an artist since 1992. She portrays her love of the land and nature, through her works. Although she has worked with a variety of media, she now primarily works with watercolours...
      Heather Kertzer, of Newmarket, has been working full-time as an artist since ...
  • Blarney castle
        John Molnar (1960 - 2010) was known for his lush landscapes in oil and casein, and was considered a master of the latter medium. Over his career, John had seven solo shows, was the subject of feature articles in American and Canadian art magazines, and the book "My Friends, Today's ...
      John Molnar (1960 - 2010) was known for his lush landscapes in ...
  • Pathway to pond
        A Newmarket artist who owns and operates the Newmarket School of Fine Arts, Martin Pryce began his career as an architectural illustrator. In addition to his business he has established a market for his watercolours and oils...
      A Newmarket artist who owns and operates the Newmarket School of Fine ...
  • Printemps
        Frances Neish is a Toronto painter and sculptor whose works are displayed in many corporate and private collections in Ontario. A winner of several juried competitions, her sculpture was recently on display at Brampton City Hall...
      Frances Neish is a Toronto painter and sculptor whose works are displayed ...
  • November evening
        Ron Lockhart worked in the advertising business in Toronto for 30 years, before moving to Coldwater to devote more time to painting and appreciating the environment. His paintings have been reproduced by Simcoe County and by Ducks Unlimited...
      Ron Lockhart worked in the advertising business in Toronto for 30 years, ...
  • Light beacon
        George Boyer, A.O.C.A. and O.S.A., is a Newmarket resident who completed two years of study in architecture before graduating from the Ontario College of Art in 1980. His work is represented in many corporate collections throughout Canada...
      George Boyer, A.O.C.A. and O.S.A., is a Newmarket resident who completed two ...
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Bowman Collection


The Bowman Collection was made possible by a donation by Newmarket residents Dorothy and Jim Bowman and daughter Carol.The collection includes four sculptures, forty-eight paintings and numerous books. The art works have been integrated throughout the library, giving staff and library patrons immediate access to the rich and varied expression.