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Artist William [Bill] Roy Brownridge
Title The Pond at the Old Place
Media acrylic on canvas
Size 24 x 24 in. / 61 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 34 x 34 x 1.25 in.
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000

Notes
signed lower left; titled verso; framed

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam


Biographical Information
William [Bill] Roy Brownridge ~ [b.1932] Canadian ASA
Bill Brownridge was born in Rosetown, Saskatchewan in 1932. He was born with a condition called Spina bifida. His inability to participate sparked his interest in creating art that reflected his passion for hockey. He graduated from Alberta College of Art in 1957 and became a professional graphic designer. In 1981 Brownridge received a commission from the Calgary Winter Olympic Development Association to create a series of silkscreens depicting winter Olympic games. They were used as part of Calgary’s presentation for 1988 Winter Olympics. In 1993, he was commissioned to design new uniforms for the Calgary Flames Hockey Team. He fully retired from working as a commercial artist in 1995 to become a full time artist and write. His first book "The Moccasin Goalie" was published in 1995 and he has published several more books since.

For more biographical information and examples of work see artist's website at Heart of Hockey; see also a 2024 interview about Brownridge with Shawn Roarke of the NHL at NHL; biography in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.36, Fifth House Pub., 1994 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.49, Westbridge Pub., 1999; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website at Artists in Canada; represented by Gibson Fine Art, Calgary, Canada House Gallery, Banff and others

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Current Bid
CAD $900 - Paddle # 102657
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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
102657
4/15/2024 12:29:33 PM
CAD $900
5861
4/12/2024 5:33:44 PM
CAD $850
101064
4/12/2024 9:49:22 AM
CAD $800
5861
4/3/2024 12:52:12 PM
CAD $750

Biographical Information
William [Bill] Roy Brownridge ~ [b.1932] Canadian ASA
Bill Brownridge was born in Rosetown, Saskatchewan in 1932. He was born with a condition called Spina bifida. His inability to participate sparked his interest in creating art that reflected his passion for hockey. He graduated from Alberta College of Art in 1957 and became a professional graphic designer. In 1981 Brownridge received a commission from the Calgary Winter Olympic Development Association to create a series of silkscreens depicting winter Olympic games. They were used as part of Calgary’s presentation for 1988 Winter Olympics. In 1993, he was commissioned to design new uniforms for the Calgary Flames Hockey Team. He fully retired from working as a commercial artist in 1995 to become a full time artist and write. His first book "The Moccasin Goalie" was published in 1995 and he has published several more books since.

For more biographical information and examples of work see artist's website at Heart of Hockey; see also a 2024 interview about Brownridge with Shawn Roarke of the NHL at NHL; biography in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.36, Fifth House Pub., 1994 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.49, Westbridge Pub., 1999; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website at Artists in Canada; represented by Gibson Fine Art, Calgary, Canada House Gallery, Banff and others

Historical Results for this Artist

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