Bob Young received his art education at York University (BFA, 1983). His recent landscape work focuses on the
features of the Niagara Escarpment: patterns of pine, birch, cedar, and other tree species; rock outcroppings;
and stacked layers of land. Working in acrylic on canvas, Bob's work incorporates a variety of techniques:
flat opaque areas, transparent glazes, loose scumbling, and heavy impasto worked wet-in-wet.
MONO CLIFFS #2
This piece features the stacked heights of land and contrasts the species of trees found along this part of the escarpment.
Acrylic on canvas
35" x 35"
MONO CLIFFS #1
Autumn colours and the pattern of cedar and birch trees are the focus here. The escarpment shelf is seen in the background.
30" x 60"
SNOW ON RATTLESNAKE POINT
Sunlight and shadows, contrasting tree species, and the rock face are the focus. Deciduous trees appear high in the background.
Selected Group Exhibitions
1998 "Expressions: Juried Show," Guelph Creative Arts Association, Guelph, ON, Canada
1998 "Lakeshore Arts: Juried Art Show," Humber College Studio Theatre, Toronto, ON
1997 "Insights: Elora Arts Council Juried Exhibition," Wellington County Museum, Elora, ON, Canada
1997 "Painting on the Green," Guelph Creative Arts Association, Guelph, ON, Canada
1984 "Viewpoints: Regional Juried Show," MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1998 First Prize. 38th Annual Juried Exhibition, Guelph Creative Arts Association, Guelph, Ontario.
1997 Elora Festival Award. Insights: Elora Arts Council Regional Juried Exhibition, Elora, Ontario.
1984 Honourable Mention. Viewpoints: Regional Juried Exhibition. MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON.