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Pub Scene
Oil on canvas

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Powerlines: Malahat B.C.
Acrylic on board

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Banff School Artist's Colony (Banff Repeater Station)
Oil on board

Glenn E. Howarth

Glenn Howarth was born in 1946 in Vegreville, Alberta. He completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Victoria in 1970. Following graduation he worked as an art critic, initially for the Montreal Star and in 1971 for the Victoria Daily Times. Howarth settled in Victoria and began to paint full-time in 1973 after a period of study and work in Europe. Howarth has been a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts since 1978.

In the early 1980's, Howarth became interested in the use of computers in his artistic process. By 1983, he was so well renowned in the field that he was chosen as Canadian Commissioner at the XVII Sao Paolo Biennale and had his works shown along with three other Canadian computer artists.

He has extensive teaching experience across Canada and is now an instructor at the Victoria College of Art. Howarth's work is represented in such collections as the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Glenbow Museum, the University of Victoria, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

For the past ten years or so, Howarth has continued to paint scenes of BC, tondos filled with friends and acquaintances and large scenes of nudes in the landscape.