John Kinsella

 

John Kinsella ia a painter born in Hamilton, Ontario. He studied Art and Art History at McMaster University (1982-1987) and  fine art in the Val de Loire, France in 1985. Kinsella's work has been featured in many solo and group exhibitions in Hamilton, Dundas, Grimsby, Toronto and Barcelona. He was a founding member of the artists' group The Contemporaries, which exhibited extensively during the 1980s and early 1990s.


"The body of work DISTANT SHORES is a continuation of the landscape paintings and poetry I started in 2009. These paintings and poems are personal meditations on the beauty and restorative power found in the natural settings of my home province. They are both a metaphor for our aspirations and dreams and a homage to this amazing part of the world we live in. My spirit is refreshed when I gaze upon vistas provided by the many lakes in Southern Ontario. Their images linger in my mind's eye and have become intertwined with who I am. As Shakespeare so aptly put it, "All the world's a stage" and the landscape of Southern Ontario is the stage on which I and all those who live here play out our lives."


John Kinsella currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario