H.G. Glyde

H.G. Glyde

1906 - 1998
ASA CSGA FCA PDCC RCA

Henry George Glyde trained at the Royal College of Art, London (1926-30). He came to Canada in 1935 to teach drawing in Calgary at the Provincial Institute of Technology and Art and in 1936 became head of the art department. He was also head of the painting division of the Banff School of Fine Arts (1936-66). In 1937 he began teaching community art classes with the Dept of Extension, U of A, where he went on to establish the Division of Fine Art. He taught there between 1946 and 1966.

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E. J. Hughes

E. J. Hughes

1913 - 2007

E.J. Hughes’s paintings are best known for their strong and appealing images of the landscape and seascape of British Columbia.  His distinctive style is marked by the use of flattened space, skewed perspective and simplified shapes.  He is a regional painter, whose art relates directly to the unique and powerful geography of the Canadian west coast. 

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