Students Should Bring:
- Brushes – watercolor brushes are recommended, small to large.
- Mixing tray, water container.
- Charcoal for drawing
- Paint palettes (2 or 3 old plate would work)
- Small plastic “cups”
- Watercolour Sketchbook
About Tom Forrestall & William Forrestall:
Tom Forrestall, CM, has received the Order of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee Medal, Honourary Doctorates of Fine Art from University of Kings College and Mount Allison University, and was a Honourary Governor of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Tom is one of the leading figures associated with the visual arts in the Maritime region, indeed in Canada. His work has been exhibited and represented in every major public collection in the region and beyond, as well as in solo exhibitions in many prominent galleries worldwide. His art has been reproduced in numerous histories of Canadian art and is featured in High Realism in Canada, the best selling 1974 book by Paul Duval. Our School is honoured to have this Canadian icon return and share his talent with our students.
William Forrestall is a nationally recognized artist with an extensive exhibition record of over 150 solo and group exhibitions. He teaches in the Fine Arts program at St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick. A son of Tom, William has been responsible for the initiation and development of numerous art projects, lectures, publications, and cultural projects including the conception and planning of the Fred Ross mural restoration project at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the book Redeemed; Restoring the Lost Fred Ross Mural, with essays by Charles Hill, Virgil Hammock, Tom Smart and John Leroux. He is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).