Lionel Thomas
Sechelt, Canada
Water Screen (1968), Lighting Fixtures (1968), The Big Tree (1968) [carved entrance doors], all at the BC Provincial Museum, Victoria, BC; Canada Geese, bronze fountain (1957), Edmonton City Hall, AB; Symbols from the Humanities (1963), enamelled cloisonne doors, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK; The Whole Man (1960), York University, Toronto, ON; Christ the King (1958), smalti mosaic mural, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MN
Lionel Thomas was born in Toronto in 1915 and studied at a number of schools including Ontario College of Art, Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, Provincetown, Mass; California School of Fine Arts, SF. He was an instructor at the School of Architecture, UBC, from 1950-59, and Assoc. Professor in Fine Arts until 1981. He exhibited extensively in Canada and internationally during the 1950s-70s including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Hart House, Toronto, Grand Central Galleries, NY, the National Gallery of Canada, the Sao Paulo Biennial (1954), Seoul, Korea, and many more. In later life he explored a fervent interest in astronomy and outer space.
Artwork nameArtistYearNeighbourhoodProgram
Lionel Thomas
1965
Fairview
Other
Lionel Thomas
1958
Lionel Thomas
1960
Downtown
Other
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Lionel Thomas
1956
Downtown
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