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Artist Christopher Gorey


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 Christopher Gorey is a well-known Nova Scotia watercolour and oil painter. His work, mainly traditional, depicts the beautiful light and landscape of Northern Cape Breton as well as other locales. He has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and Canada and is the designer of the 1981 and 1987 Canadian commemorative Silver Dollars. His work has won awards at La Societe canadienne de l’aquarelle, the Watercolor Art Society of Houston and the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolor. He is a signature member of the the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (CSPWC) and La Societe canadienne de l’aquarelle (SCA).
 
Mr. Gorey’s paintings can be found in the collections of Anne Murray, The Nova Scotia Art Bank, Seneca College and Acadia University Art Galleries. He currently exhibits at The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Halifax, NS,  Colouratura Gallery, Indian Brook, NS, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS and  Victoria County Creates, Baddeck, NS. He resides in Ingonish, Cape Breton with his wife Lynn. The Goreys have two children and two grandchildren.
 
Christopher Gorey  SCA, CSPWC
 
 
Born:              March 13, 1950, Marlboro, MA, U.S.A.
                        Emigrated to Canada, 1975.
                        Became a Canadian citizen in 1984
 
Education:     Hudson High School, Hudson, MA, U.S.A.  Graduated in 1968
                        Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, U.S.A.             
                        Graduated in 1972, B.S.ED.
 
Solo Exhibitions:
 
                        1965, 1969- Hudson Public Library,  Hudson, MA, U.S.A.                         
 
 
                        1975- Atlantic Union College, Lancaster, MA, U.S.A.                        
 
                        1976, 1977, [...]

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