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Item Name: Painting
Title: Untitled
Maker: David Umholtz
Year: 1975
Country: Canadian
Materials: acrylic on paper
Measurements: in frame: 92 cm x 71 cm; work: 55.9 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number: ART 057
Legal Status: ART RENTAL


Extended Label Info: David Umholtz (1943-2014) was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and studied art education in Pennsylvania before coming to Canada in 1973. He taught art at the University of Saskatchewan, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, the University of Manitoba, and the Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver. In 1977 Umholtz founded the Moosehead Press in Winnipeg and is known for making etchings, lithographs, and serigraphs for himself and other artists. He has had solo exhibitions across Canada and in the United States. His work is included in major Canadian collections, including the Canada Council Art Bank, the New Brunswick Art Bank, and the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, as well as the University of New Brunswick. David Umholtz’s lived and maintained a studio on Deer Island until his death in July, 2014 NB.