(1916 - 2012 )
Considered to be one of the leading artists of wildfowl on the wing. Well
known for his stunning landscapes awash with mallards and
pintails, his originals and prints are collected by discerning
sportsmen world-wide. His credits include 1979 DU Artist of
the Year, and First CWA Artist of the Year. His paintings
have been exhibited nationally and internationally, notably
as part of "Birds in Art" and "Animals in Art"
From Marsh to Mountain: The Art
of Harry Curieux Adamson is the only book to chronicle the
artist's career from the early 40s to the present. Included
are examples of his early prewar sketches and tempuras, his
1940s and 50s oils, his magnificent 60s and 70s compositions
to his diverse 80s and 90s canvases, including many pieces
never publicly displayed.
Harry passed away April 22, 2012.