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Artist William [Billy] J. McCarroll
Title What's Pointed in One Direction and Headed in the Other
Media acrylic and collage on canvas
Dated 2015
Size 80 x 60 in. / 203.2 x 152.4 cm.
Estimate $4,000 - $6,000

Notes
signed, titled and dated verso; unframed

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
William [Billy] J. McCarroll ~ [b.1937] Canadian
Originally from southern California, McCarroll moved to Canada in 1971 to teach art in Lethbridge, eventually becoming a Professor Emeritus at the University of Lethbridge and founding their art gallery along the way. His diverse works as a printmaker and painter range from irreverent pieces with golf as a theme to layered abstracts that emphsize pure colour and paint-handling.
See article on a 2011 show surveying 40 years of McCarroll's work at Southern Alberta Art Gallery at www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/playing-through and many more examples of his abstract works at norberghall.com/portfolio/billy-mccarroll; biography and another example in Survey Alberta 88, by A.MacKay, pg.37, Alberta College of Art, 1988; 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 app.pch.gc.ca/application/aac-aic/description-about.app?lang=en

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Current Bid
CAD $2,000 - Paddle # 100104
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CAD $2,100

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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
100104
4/20/2024 3:52:56 PM
CAD $2,000

Biographical Information
William [Billy] J. McCarroll ~ [b.1937] Canadian
Originally from southern California, McCarroll moved to Canada in 1971 to teach art in Lethbridge, eventually becoming a Professor Emeritus at the University of Lethbridge and founding their art gallery along the way. His diverse works as a printmaker and painter range from irreverent pieces with golf as a theme to layered abstracts that emphsize pure colour and paint-handling.
See article on a 2011 show surveying 40 years of McCarroll's work at Southern Alberta Art Gallery at www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/playing-through and many more examples of his abstract works at norberghall.com/portfolio/billy-mccarroll; biography and another example in Survey Alberta 88, by A.MacKay, pg.37, Alberta College of Art, 1988; 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 app.pch.gc.ca/application/aac-aic/description-about.app?lang=en

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