Greg Hindle

Greg Hindle is an honours graduate of the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. He was awarded an assistantship for a graduate year of study in Florence, Italy, where he attended classes at the Accademia di Belle Arti and the British Institute of Florence. He joined the faculty of the Ontario College of Art in 1980, where he taught drawing and painting for over 25 years. He has also taught for many arts organizations, including the Etobicoke Art Group, Humber Valley Art Group, Visual Arts Mississauga, Willowdale Art Group, Markham Art Group, Orangeville Art Group, Waterloo Community Art Centre and the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg. As an Artist-in-Residence with Muskoka Chautauqua, he led plein air painting workshops and mural painting workshops. He has led painting excursions along the French River, Hudson Valley, New York and Tuscany. Greg is Artist-in-Residence at the Gibson Cultural Centre in Alliston, Ontario, where he paints and provides advice and mentoring to developing artists. Greg’s artwork is included in Canadian and international collections. He has been featured in Canadian and US publications and in a coffee table book titled An Artist’s and Photographer’s Guide to Wild Ontario, published by Boston Mills Press.

Teaching and Professional Experience
Gibson Cultural Centre Artist-in-Residence - Life Drawing and Open Studio painting programs
Painting as a Visual Language - Visual art programs in Ontario school classrooms, funded through annual grants from the Ontario Arts Council
Private classes and art workshops
Muskoka Chautauqua
Summer Artist-In-Residence, 'plein air' painting and mural painting workshops
Ontario College of Art & Design
Drawing & Painting Faculty, 1980-2006
Landscape Drawing
Introduction to Figure Drawing
Introduction to Figure Painting
Introduction to Painting: Observational
Intermediate Painting
Portrait Painting
Image Composition Fundamentals
Past Workshops in Drawing and Painting:
Gibson Centre for Community, Arts & Culture, Alliston
Arbutis Grace Private Studio, Inglewood
Orangeville Art Group
Waterloo Community Art Centre
Lodge at Pine Cove, French River - summer 'plein air' painting retreats
Georgian Bay School of the Arts, Collingwood
Etobicoke Art Group, Neilson Park Creative Centre
South Simcoe Public & Separate Elementary schools
Toronto Public & Separate School Boards - Visual arts workshops for elementary and secondary school art teachers
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg - Watercolour and acrylic painting workshops
Willowdale Art Group, Mississauga
Visual Arts Mississauga
Humber Valley Art Group

Selected Exhibitions:
2016 Artist-in-Residence exhibition – Muskoka Place Gallery, Port Carling, ON
2013 Fool's Paradise, two-person exhibition – The Bartlett Gallery, Alton, ON
2012 Elements, solo exhibition – Campus Gallery, Georgian College, Barrie, ON
2009 Earth Matters, group exhibition – Gibson Cultural Centre, Alliston, ON
2008 On the Wild Side, solo exhibition – Muskoka Place Gallery, Port Carling, ON
2007 Touchstones, solo exhibition – Gibson Cultural Centre, Alliston, ON
2000 Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON - OCAD Faculty group exhibition
1999 Canadian Spaces, group exhibition – North American Centre of Oriental Arts, Markham, ON
1995 Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, ON - OCA Faculty group exhibition
1994 Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, ON - OCA Faculty group exhibition
1984 Effigy group exhibition – Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON
1982 Erindale College Gallery, Mississauga, ON
1981 Trinity College Gallery, Port Hope, ON
1981 Mohawk Gallery, Hamilton, ON

Rogers TV Action 60 – Gibson Centre feature, interview as Artist-in-Residence, 2016
Rogers TV Simcoe Living – Guest artist on Season 7: Episode 4, 2010
Sideroads of South Simcoe, published by Metroland Media – Artist Profile, Winter 2008 edition
“Wild Art - A Guide for the Creative Spirit” Coffee-table book by Craig Thompson, photography by Rob Stimpson; Boston Mills Press, 2006.
Included a colour reproduction of the painting “Should Have Portaged”
“A Brush with Nature” article by Cathy Bennett, article published in Ontario Travel Discoveries, Summer 2005
“Canada as Your Canvas” by Debbie Harmsen, Car & Travel, New York, April 2005

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