Ivan T. Wheale LL. D.
Represented by Perivale Gallery, Spring Bay.
Joan Ferneyhogh Gallery, North Bay.
Artists On Elgin, Sudbury
P.O. Box 40,
Little Current, ON
Born Sunderland. England. 1934
Settled in Canada 1957. Began painting professionally 1960. Lived in Sudbury until 1975. Lives on Manitoulin Island.
Has held 86 Solo Exhibitions including three major Touring Exhibitions circulating through Ontario. A Ten Year Retrospective, The McDonald Gallery, Queen's Park, Toronto. A Fifty Year Retrospective, The Centennial Museum, Sheguiandah.
Included in 54 Group Exhibitions: The Acute Image in Canadian Painting, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison U. , and Watercolour Painting in Canada Today, U of Waterloo.
His works hang in 42 Public and Corporate Collections including:
The Queen's Collection, Windsor Castle. England
The Dean's Collection, Windsor Castle. England
The Government of Ontario. The Parliament Buildings, Ottawa.
The Provincial Parliament, Newfoundland
Awards include an Honorary Degree, Laurentian University, The Ministry of Culture, Rotary International Paul Harris Award, The Ontario Arts Council, The Canada Council.
Listed in Canada’s Who's Who. 1988-
American Artists Survey of Leading Contemporaries. 1989.
Judge for The Canada Council, The Ontario Arts Council. N.O.A.A., Ducks Unlimited, Northern Telecom., Ontario Northland, La Cloche Art Show, Grimsby Festival of Art, and others.
Writings include: The Artists Conception. Manitoulin Expositor, 1985.; Books for Living. Manitoulin Expositor 1986 to 1996.
Five Year Weekly T.V. Programme. C.K.S.O. Sudbury.
Founding Member Grimsby Public Art Gallery. La Cloche Art Show.
Honorary Patron, Laurentian Cancer Care Services.
Past member: The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour.
The Society of Canadian Artists.