Isabel McLaughlin

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Birthday
10, 1903
Birthplace
Canada
DEATH DATE
Nov 26, 2002 (99)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1903
Birthplace
Canada
DEATH DATE
Nov 26, 2002 (99)

About

Remembered for her modernist landscape paintings, she held high-ranking positions in such prominent artistic organizations as the Canadian Group of Painters and the Heliconian Club. An exhibition of her work, "Spirit of Freedom," appeared at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in 1994.

Before Fame

During the late 1920s, she trained at the Ontario College of Art; later, she studied in Europe with abstract expressionist artist Hans Hofmann.

Trivia

After her death, her work was collected in the archives of Queen's University (in Kingston, Ontario).

Family Life

She and her four sisters grew up in Ontario. Their father, Robert Samuel McLaughlin, founded the Canadian branch of the General Motors Company.

Associated With

An art collector as well as an artist, she owned pieces by Emily Carr, Prudence Heward, and other notable Canadian artists.

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