Born in 1919, GORDON SMITH emigrated to Canada in 1933 where he attended the Winnipeg School of Art. Upon his return from fighting in WW II, he settled with his wife Marion in Vancouver, and graduated from the Vancouver School of Art. His many major awards include the Order of Canada (1996) and the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts (2007). Gordon Smith’s work is included in numerous public collections, including the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa) and the Museum of Modern Art (New York). Gordon Smith lives and works in West Vancouver, BC.
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