A Dictionary of Canadian Artists™
A resource of biographies by Colin S. MacDonald
"The ultimate guide to Canadian Art"
This series of books contains over 5000 biographies of living and dead Canadian visual artists and sculptors, with references to further information on each artist. It comes in 8 volumes totaling over 3000 pages. Writing these biographies became the life work of Colin S. MacDonald who began in 1961. In July 2003, he was featured in Maclean's Magazine and is listed in both the Canadian and North American Who's Who. He passed away July 14, 2012, at 87 years old and copyright now belongs to the National Gallery of Canada. Here's a link to search for an artist online.
We have stopped selling online but we have an inventory of about 1000 books remaining that we are willing to donate in its entirety, to a worthy book dealer, or a organization that is willing to take responsibility for shipping. The inventory is below.