MICHAEL THOMPSON: Studies in Sunlight

September 12 - December 10, 2020
Overview

On Saturday, September 12th, 2020 Mira Godard Gallery was pleased to open an exhibition of new drawings by MICHAEL THOMPSON.

MICHAEL THOMPSON was born in 1954 in Montreal, Quebec. He studied Fine Arts at Concordia University, Montreal, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 1976, and a Graduate Degree in Fine Arts in 1978.
He began exhibiting in 1978 and is now widely regarded as one of Canada's foremost realist painters.

His work has been exhibited widely in both private and public galleries in Canada and the United States, including large survey exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery and the Art Gallery of Peel.

MICHAEL THOMPSON's work can be found in major public, corporate and private collections throughout North America including the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia; Art Gallery of Ontario; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick; Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, Wichita, Kansas; McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton; Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal; Museum London, Ontario; Vancouver Art Gallery; Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg; Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts; Gluskin Sheff and Associates and Scotiabank.

MICHAEL THOMPSON lives and works in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario and is represented exclusively by Mira Godard Gallery.

Works
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Dog Day Morning (Dufferin Street), 2018 pencil on paper 30 x 22 1/2 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Dog Day Morning (Dufferin Street), 2018
    pencil on paper
    30 x 22 1/2 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON West Queen West, 2018 pencil on paper 20 x 30 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    West Queen West, 2018
    pencil on paper
    20 x 30 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Bistro Cat, 2019 pencil on paper 22 1/2 x 15 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Bistro Cat, 2019
    pencil on paper
    22 1/2 x 15 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Queen Street Morning, 2019 pencil on paper 13 1/4 x 30 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Queen Street Morning, 2019
    pencil on paper
    13 1/4 x 30 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Lincoln Street Rooftops, 2019 pencil on paper 15 x 30 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Lincoln Street Rooftops, 2019
    pencil on paper
    15 x 30 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Black Dog Waiting, 2019 pencil on paper 9 1/4 x 9 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Black Dog Waiting, 2019
    pencil on paper
    9 1/4 x 9 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Black Dog Watching, 2019 pencil on paper 9 1/4 x 9 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Black Dog Watching, 2019
    pencil on paper
    9 1/4 x 9 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Queen Street Morning II, 2019 pencil on paper 18 x 20 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Queen Street Morning II, 2019
    pencil on paper
    18 x 20 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Black Dog Waiting II, 2019 pencil on paper 22 1/2 x 15 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Black Dog Waiting II, 2019
    pencil on paper
    22 1/2 x 15 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Bistro Still Life, 2020 pencil on paper 8 1/4 x 18 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Bistro Still Life, 2020
    pencil on paper
    8 1/4 x 18 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Flower on a Café Table, 2020 pencil on paper 9 x 7 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Flower on a Café Table, 2020
    pencil on paper
    9 x 7 in.
  • MICHAEL THOMPSON Caitlin Reclining II, 2020 pencil on paper 14 3/4 x 22 1/2 in.
    MICHAEL THOMPSON
    Caitlin Reclining II, 2020
    pencil on paper
    14 3/4 x 22 1/2 in.