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Walmsley, John
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John received his art education in the U.K. Upon coming to Canada, he worked for several art studios before forming a partnership in "JJ Commercial Art Inc."

John has had a lifelong interest in aviation and marine subjects. He is a Charter member of the Canadian Aviation Artists Assoc., the American Society of Aviation Artists, the Stouffville Studio Tour, and the Society of York Region Artists.

In 2007, John was awarded First prize at the National Aviation Museum's international Artflight competition. In 2009, he was awarded second prize in Artflight's bi-annual competition. His aviation art was included in the Millenium Collection that toured Canada for 2 years and is also part of the Centennial of Flight exhibit, now touring Canada. His artwork is in the permanent collections at the RCAF Museum, Trenton & the National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, and has been featured in many magazines & books. His work embraces many varied subjects.
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Image Width: 19in
Image Height: 13in
Local identifier:
14-118 [Newmarket Public Library B13]
Bowman art collection
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In 1987 the Newmarket Public Library (NPL) was very fortunate to be the beneficiary of a donation intended for works of art and books relating to art by Dorothy and Jim Bowman and their daughter Carol Bowman. The funds were invested in trust for this purpose until 1998 when a collection of works of art was selected and purchased to form a permanent gallery in the Library.
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Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Reproduction Notes:
DSLR camera, 35mm, 2 lights with soft boxes, modeling light only, high resolution.
Newmarket Public Library
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438 Park Ave.

Newmarket, ON L3Y 1W1

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