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See the Canadian Art Database for a detailed list Contemporary Canadian Artists.

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David Bierk's Hockey Night in Canada painting, 1975

Bierk, David. (1975). Hockey Night in Canada [Painting]. The CCCA Canadian Art Database.

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Where to find Canadian Art

Canadian Art Groups & Societies

The Group of Seven (1920-1931) included: Franklin Carmichael, A.J. Casson, Lionel Fitzgerald, Lawren Harris, Edwin Holgate, A.Y. Jackson, Frank Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald, Tom Thomson, F.H. Varley. Despite its name, the Group of Seven membership eventually grew to include ten artists (Johnston left the group after the first show.)
The Group of Seven from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

The Canadian Group of Painters
After the Group of Seven disbanded a more broadly based group of artists called the Canadian Group of Painters was formed. Members:  B.C. Binning, Bertram Brooker, Emily Carr, Paraskeva Clark, Charles Comfort, Marc-Aurele Fortin, Thoreau MacDonald, Yvonne McKague Housser, Jack Humphrey, John Lyman, Peggi Nicol MacLeod, David Milne, Isabel McLaughin, Will Ogilive, George Pepper, Katheen Daly Pepper, Goodridge Roberts, Albert H. Robinson, Carl Schaefer, Marian Dale Scott, Jack Shadbolt, William Weston, York Wilson, W.J. Wood.

The Beaver Hall Group
" ...a Montreal group closely associated with the Group of Seven comprised of approximately 19 artists  ...they made a name for themselves, and helped to carve out a place for women's art in the new Canadian art scene."   A number of these artists later joined the Canadian Group of Painters.[From Canada's Cybermuse Collection: "Life as an Artist"] Nora Collyer, Emily Coonan, Adrien Hebert, Prudence Heward, Randolph Hewton, Mabel Lockerby, Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Mabel May, Kathleen Morris, Lilias Torrance Newton, Robert Pilot, Sarah Robertson, Sybil Robertson, Anne Savage, Ethel Seath, Jori Smith.

To the Totem Forests: Emily Carr and Contemporaries interpret Coastal Villages

Native Art in Canada - Including the Indian Group of Seven : Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Carl Ray, and Joe Sanchez.

Galleries & Museums

Art comes in many forms, including architecture