Ron Bolt – From the Edge – New Atlantic Coastal Works

Sep 7—Sep 29, 2018

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  • Black Breaker

    Oil on Canvas
    55” x 42”
    2017

  • Romantic Atlantic

    Oil on Canvas
    36” x 48”
    2018

  • Cauldrons Edge North Atlantic

    Oil on Board
    24” x 48”
    2018

  • Outport Spring

    Oil on Board
    18”x 36”
    2018

  • Outport Summer

    Oil on Board
    18” x 36”
    2018

  • Storm Clearing Change Islands

    Oil on Canvas
    39” x 36”
    2018

  • Surfcrash

    Oil on Canvas
    39” x 47”
    2018

  • Atlantic Morning

    Oil on Canvas
    43” x 60”
    2018

  • Sparkle at Laurencetown

    Oil on Board
    24” x 36”
    2017

  • Runkerry Breaker

    Oil on Board
    36” x 48”
    2017

  • Surfscape Atlantic

    Oil on Canvas
    38” x 52”
    2015

  • Nameless Hours North

    Oil on Canvas
    32” x 46”
    2015

  • Sparkle at Six

    Oil on canvas
    43" x 34"
    2015

  • Night Cracker

    Oil on canvas
    46” × 36”
    2012

  • Waters of a Northern Eden

    Oil on Canvas
    42” x 48”
    2012

  • November Oaks, A.P. 1/20

    Serigraph
    24” x 29.25” (image size)
    30” x 36”
    1988

  • Wave Silent, ed. 1/5

    Serigraph
    25” x 28” (image size)
    30” x 32” (paper size)
    1986

  • Surfdance, ed. 2/5

    Serigraphs
    24” x 29.5” (Image size)
    29.5” x 38” (paper size)
    1985

  • Winterwave, A.P. 1/15

    Serigraph
    23” x 32” (image size)
    30” x 38” (paper size)
    1985


Ron Bolt – From the Edge – New Atlantic Coastal Works

The Christina Parker Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings of the sea by renowned Canadian painter, Ron Bolt. This exhibition will mark Bolt’s 9th solo exhibition with the gallery in what is the artist’s 80th year.

This series of paintings reflects Bolt’s continuing interest in the study of the sea and of coastal regions, in particular Newfoundland. Ron Bolt’s love of the province first began in the summer of 1971 when he was invited to spend three weeks in Hibb’s Cove, working with the Outport Arts Foundation teaching art to the children of the area. Bolt returned to Hibbs Cove in the summers of 1972 and 1973 to teach art in the Old School House in Hibb’s Cove, now a museum. It is surprising to see that the museum still houses a collaborative beach project made by the children who attended the art classes at that time.

Since then Bolt has been back to Newfoundland many times on photographic and sketching trips. He completed a one month artist residency in Grose Morne National Park in the year 2000 and also participated in the Visiting Artists’ program at St. Michael’s Printshop.

“I suppose I have the sea in my genes. My maternal grandmother was born in Newfoundland and my paternal grandfather was a lay missionary to the fisherman out of Grimsby in northern Yorkshire. Whenever I come back to where I can see and feel the ocean, it lifts me up. Standing on the shore I feel part of a great mystery, part of the miracle of being alive. As an artist and a romantic, I agree with the legendary Canadian pianist Glen Gould. He said “Art is the lifelong construction of a state of wonder”

Ron Bolt
RCA

 

Artists associated with this exhibition