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DOYLE, PATRICK

Pablos Picnic 48x48 by Pat Doyle

Patrick Doyle is a painter based in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Having graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design’s Graduate Program, he relocated back to his hometown in North Western Ontario. The unique, rugged landscape has been a continuous inspiration for Patrick, which is reflected in his original works.

On Patrick Doyle’s Painting- by Richard Asham-2013
Synesthesia-The Sound of Colour
 
Simultaneously paleolithic yet modern in bold subtlety, Patrick Doyle’s paintings seem as though they’d be equally at home glimpsed by torch-light in a subterranean cave or fluorescently illuminated inside a 64-story skyscraper.
 
As claustrophobically rich as a pre-drip Pollock, as unrepentantly colour-infused as a Matisse, with the complex multiplicity of synthetic cubism, Doyle’s work defies easy classification.
 
Patrick is a non-linear archaeologist with stories to relate through paint. Sometimes figurative, sometimes landscape (but never individually-usually together), the narrative of each painting unfolds according to the level of penetration of the viewer’s insight. The overall impression is that the artist is choosing to uncover layers of meaning while never giving just one definitive perspective. The artist/archaeologist leaves at least much unrevealed as exposed.

Exhibition History

Solo
Definitely Superior Art Gallery-2014-Internal/External References
Thunder Bay Art Gallery-2010-Living in Landscape
Group / Selected
The Arts and Letters Club, Toronto-1985
Thunder Bay Art Gallery-Thirty Points of Light-2006-on the commemoration of the galleries 30th anniversary
Tom Dean’s Studio, Toronto-1983-1985
Uran Infill-Art in the Core-2010-2018 Organized by Definitely Superior Art Gallery
Members Exhibition-1990-2018
Thunder Bay historical Museum-The Susan Ross Story-2018
Future Vision-2020- Definitely Superior Art Gallery
 
Complete Exhibition History Available upon request
 
Education
Ontario College of Art – Graduate Program 1982-1986
Independent Studies Program-Ontario College of Art-1987-Florence, Italy-Honours Standing
Grants-Awards
Ontario College of Art-Study Bursary-1982
Ontario College of Art-Prize-1984-For Lithography
The Ontario Arts Council-Grant-Northern Arts Program-2008 and 2010
 
Collections-Permanent
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Lakehead University
Confederation College
Private / Corporate
Brooke, Macallory, Pace Architects, Toronto
Ontario College of Art-Print Archives
Bearskin Airways
Private
Canada, United States of America, Spain, Australia

DOYLE ​Collection

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