George Paginton, a lesser-known Canadian landscape painter who was a peer of members of the Group of Seven, was determined to document the wonder of nature from coast to coast. A prolific yet very private artist, Paginton created over 1,500 oil paintings, the majority of which were never exhibited or sold commercially. George Paginton: Painting a Nation marks the introduction of his work which spanned over 70 years. “Paginton pursued his private passion of capturing the essence of the Canadian landscape with a sense of purpose,” says exhibition co-curator Sharona Adamowicz-Clements.
Curated by/sous le commissariat de Sharona Adamowicz-Clements and (et) Darrin J. Martens and organized and circulated by/exposition organisée et circulée par le Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. Funded by the Government of Canada/ Financée par le gouvernement du Canada.