William Roberts Print Biography
 
Born
 
1920 – 2001, Nelson, British Columbia
 
Education
 
1940 Vancouver School of Art
1945 Ontario College of Art
 
Chronology
 
1945-57 Commercial artist with various Toronto agencies
1953-57 Instructor of painting, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1966-57 Instructor, Ontario Collage of Art, Toronto
1964-65 Artist in Residence, University of Western Ontario, London
1976-77 Artist in Residence, Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, Ontario
1986 Commissioned silkscreen print, Expo 1986, Vancouver.
Art on Billboards, Owen Sound, Ontario
 
Exhibitions
 
2004 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1999 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
Zwickers Gallery, Halifax
1992-98 Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
1993 The Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto
1987-90 Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
1987 Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
1986 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1985 Nancy Poole’s Studio, Toronto.
Five Artists Show, Tom Thomson Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
1984 Equinox Gallery, Vancouver.
Petro Canada Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1981 Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
1980 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario.
Far Gallery, New York, New York
1975,77 Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
1974-85 Nancy Poole’s Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1974 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontaro
1973 Upper Street Gallery, London, England
1958-72 Biannually at the Roberts Gallery, Toronto
1953-61 Exhibited annually with the Royal Canadian Academy, the Ontario
Society of Artists and the Canadain Society of Painters in Watercolour
 
Selected Collections
 
Art Gallery of Brantford
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Art Gallery of Ontario
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Air New England
Alleghany Airlines
Bank of America
British Columbia Credit Union
Calgary Arts Council
Canada Council Art Bank
Canada Permanent Trust
Chicago Historical Society
City of Toronto Archives Royal Bank of Canada
Concordia University
Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Department of External Affairs
Dow Chemical Company
English Electric Company, England
Esso Petroleum Canada
Government House, Rideau Hall, Ottawa
Guarantee Trust
Hall Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
Hart House, University of Toronto
Husky Oil Corporation
Imperial Oil Limited
Inland Natural Gas Company
International Telephone & Telegraph
Law Society of British Columbia
London Regional Art Gallery
Lynwood Art Gallery, Simco, Ont.
Memorial University, St. John’s
Newfoundland
National Bank of North Carolina
National Gallery of Canada
Petro Canada
Polysar
Reed Paper Company
Rothman Collection
Royal Bank of Canada
Saskatoon Art Gallery
Scott Paper Company
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Swiss Bank
Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery
Owen Sound, Ontario
Vancouver Art Gallery
Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Winnipeg Art Gallery