STANLEY COSGROVE

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STANLEY COSGROVE

Selling and buying artworks by Canadian Artist Stanley Cosgrove. Contact our art galleries to buy or sell art by Stanley Cosgrove.

Selling and buying artworks by Canadian artist Stanley Cosgrove. Contact our art galleries to buy or sell art by Stanley Cosgrove.
Stanley Cosgrove was born in Montreal in 1911 and died in 2002. The artist was a painter, draftsman and muralist. His works are grouped under four themes: landscape, figure, head of expression and still life

Training
1929- Montreal School of Fine Arts (6 years).
1936- Art Association of Montreal (drawing class with Edwin Holgate).
1940- Academy of San Carlos, Mexico and apprentice of Jose Clemente Orozco where he learns the techniques of fresco.

Individual exhibitions
1939- First Solo Exhibition at the École des Beaux-Arts de Québec.
1944- Exhibition at the Benjamen-Franklin Library.

Collective exhibitions
1938- Help Holgate paint a mural for the Canada Pavilion at the New York World's Fair.
1948- Six Canadian Painters Exhibition in West Palm Beach and then in Clearwater, Florida.
1949- Exhibition Four painters from Quebec at the National Gallery of Ottawa and Quebec City.
1950- Exhibition at the Itinerant Exhibition A Century of Painting in Quebec, organized by the Provincial Museum and the Western Canadian Tour of the Canadian Artists Federation.

Travel
1935- Stay in Gaspésie for several months to paint.
1937- Several summer stays in Charlevoix to paint, notably with Jean-Paul Lemieux.
1940- Travel to Mexico (4 years).
1953- Federal Government travel grant. He visits France and Spain with Goodridge Roberts.


Awards and scholarships
1967- Elected member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

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