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SELECTED PRESENTATIONS - by Artist or Governments

1990

  • Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library received a limited edition print, Blue Jays at My Feeder , on the occasion of the first public display of the Library's Birds of America by John James Audubon.


1987

  • The Beebe Project , a group of eminent scientists in the United States and Canada of which Glen Loates is a member received not only its logo but a rendition of the Pisces IV submersible used in research, surrounded by a giant squid, that was used in fundraising efforts for the research projects.


1984

  • Mayor Art Eggleton and David Garrick, Chairman of the Sesquicentennial Board received on behalf of the City of Toronto, the painting Eastern Grey Squirrels , created in honour of the City's 150th birthday.
  • The American Ornithologists Union was presented with the painting Magnolia Warbler , by the artist.


1982

  • President Ronald Reagan, on behalf of the people of the United States, received the painting The Bald Eagle , In the Oval Office of the White House. The painting commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Eagle's designation as America's official symbol. The presentation was made by the artist and Allan Gotlieb, Canada's Ambassador to the U.S.
  • H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was presented with the limited edition book, The Art of Glen Loates , and a remark drawing, by the Government of Ontario.
  • World Wildlife Fund received the watercolour painting Coho Salmon , and a limited edition book, The Art of Glen Loates for an auction.
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was presented with original lithographs and the limited edition book, The Art of Glen Loates , by the artist.


1982

  • The National Gallery of Canada received a limited edition book, The Art of Glen Loates .


1976

  • The Ontario Humane Society was presented with the watercolour painting, House Sparrows, by the artist, on the occasion of the opening of their new building.
SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS



1990

  • Invited to teach wildlife drawing at Niplssing College of Applied Arts and Technology, North Bay, Ontario.


1990 - 1989

  • Invited to be part of the Government of Ontario's Tourism Advertising program.


1989 - 1998

  • Invited to be artist-in-residence at Minakl Lodge, Ontario.


1998

  • Invited to appear at the Canadian Pavilion, Epcot Centre.


1987

  • Elected to membership in The Explorers Club.
  • Invited to be the first artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library. Assisted the Library in raising money to restore its copy of the double-elephant folio of the rare Birds of America , by John James Audubon.


1986

  • Invited to be the artist on research expeditions carried out In connection with The Beebe Project , financed mainly by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Geographic Society.
  • Honourary Chairman, Fundraising Committee, Synchro Canada.


1985

  • Royal Ontario Museum mounts a retrospective exhibition. It had mounted a one-man show, 20 years earlier, when Glen was only 20 years old.
  • Wildlife Conservation Ambassador, National Wildlife Week, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Wingham District.


1974

  • Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.


1968

  • Received the Royal Philatelic Award for Grey Jays stamp, one of the first four, four-colour stamps issued in Canada. The other three were Hermit Thrush, White-throated Sparrow and Ipswich Sparrow .


1964

  • Painted a Christmas Card for the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, which led to a series of wildlife portraits rendered for The Canadian Magazine. This in turn began a whole new art industry in Canada.


1956

  • When only 11 years old, designed the golden daffodil for the Canadian Cancer Society. The logo is still used today to represent the research and caring provided by the society.



SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS


  • Canadian Nature Federation
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation
  • Explorers Club
  • Federation of Ontario Naturalists
  • Kortright Centre for Conservation
  • National Audubon Society
  • Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Lifetime Member of the Metropolitan Toronto and Conservation Authority
  • Ontario Nature
  • Pinery Park
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1989

  • Journal of Cephalophod Biology - A Portfolio of Drawings of the Giant Squid.
  • Canadian Who's Who - 5000 Personalities of the World . American Biographical Institute Inc.


1970, 1986, 1988

  • The Art of Angling , by T. Bennett, Illustrated by Glen Loates, Prentice Hall.


1987

  • From The WIid , by Christopher Hume. G. W. A. Group publishing Company.
  • The Best Contemporary Canadian Art , by Joan Murray. Hurtig Publishers Ltd.
  • Glen Loates North American Wildlife Series of children's books by Bobbie Kalman , illustrated by Glen Loates . Titles are: Forest Mammals , Birds at My Feeder, Animal Babies and Owls. Crabtree Publishing Company Ltd .


1984

  • Glen Loates: A Brush With Life , by GlenWarner. Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd., Toronto. U.W. release by Harry N. Abrams, New York .


1980

  • A Coming of Winter , by Ross D. James. A folio of North American winter birds by Glen Loates. Edition of 125 portfolios. M.B. Loates Publishing, Markham, Ontario.


1979

  • Birds of North America , by Ross D. James. Cerebrus Publishing Company Limited/Prentice-Hall of Canada, Toronto.


1977

  • The Art of Glen Loates , by Paul Duval. Cerebrus Publishing Company Limited/Prentice-Hall of Canada, Toronto.


1976

  • Mammals In Profile, Volume II, by Randolph L. Peterson. Paintings by Glen Loates. Cerebrus Press, Toronto.


1975

  • Mammals in Profile, Volume I , by Randolph L. Peterson. Paintings by Glen Loates, Cerebrus Press, Toronto .


1971

  • Ontario Mammals, Reproductions from the Works of Glen Loates , Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.
DOCUMENTARIES - for Film and Television

2004

  • "Summit of Life" , series produced by Steve Benson for Global Television Network and Groupe TVA. Hosted by Randy Taylor.


1988

  • "One Half Mlle Down" , National Geographic, produced by Emory Kristof, on the underwater research carried out as The Beebe Project . Glen was the first artist to descend 1 3/ 4 miles in a submersible, to see and paint deep-sea life.


1979

  • "Paint It Wild" , written and directed by John Lackie for CBC- TV. Screened at the Royal Ontario Museum.


1971

  • "A Brush With Life", written and directed by John Lackie for CBC -TV's The Nature of Things.


1968

  • "Colour It Living" , filmed and directed by Don Gray for CBC-TV. Award-winning show, part of an Audubon television series. Broadcast in more than 20 countries. Received international film festival awards in San Francisco, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, and Leipzig, including the national "Teddy Award" in the United States.
SELECTED PRINT COVERAGE

MAGAZINES



1989

  • Lumlnus, " The Search for Nemo's Adversary ", Memorial University. Winter, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp 6.
  • Equinox, " Quest for the Kra ken" , by Harry Thurston; illustrated by Glen Loates . July/ August, pp 50.
  • York, " A Little Bit of Country " by Dolores Gubasta. July/August, pp 37.


1988

  • Leisure Ontario, " Glen Loates, Wildlife Portfolio, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ", by Alan Hewetson. March, pp 16.


1987

  • Influence, " I Paint To Please Myself ", by Alan Hewetson. September, pp 30.


1986

  • Animal Magazine of Natural History " Wildlife Art of the World" , October.
  • Art Impressions, " The Essential Glen Loates ", by Joan Murray. Summer, pp 8.
  • Thornhlll Month, " Portrait of the Artist as a Businessman ", by Ellen Chenaux. May, pp 32.


1985

  • Avenue, "Glen Loates: A Brush With Life at the ROM" , March, pp 7.
  • WIidiife Collectibles Journal, "Wildlife artist Glen Loates to exhibit at the ROM" February 15 to May 15, 1985." Feb.


1984

  • Insight on Collectibles, " Glen Loates: Painter brings animals to life" , June.
  • Plato World, " Glen Loates ", by Ellen Vanstone. November/December. pp 102.
  • WIidiife Art News, " Glen Loates : An Intimate Wilderness ", by Michael Dumas. July/August pp 18.
  • Time, December 10, pp 85.
  • Yorkvlew, " Canadian Master: Glen Loates ", by Nazneen Sadiq. Oct./Nov. pp 20.
  • Maclean's Magazine, " Delighting Mind and Eye ", by John Barkeretal. Dec. 17 pp 65.


1983

  • Bravo, " Business and the Arts ". March/April pp 80.
  • The Financial Post Magazine, " The Conservation of Glen Loates" , by Glen Werner. August pp 12.


1980

  • Canadian Heritage, " The Nature of Glen Loates ", pp 23.
  • Your Home, " Close Up on Glen Loates " . January/February. pp 17.


1979

  • Harrowsmith, Rainbow Trout (colour reproduction). July pp 77.
  • Maclean's Magazine, " Nature's Sternest Painter ", by A. Johnston, March 26, pp 4.


1976

  • The Beaver Magazine of the North, " Wildlife Artist Glen Loates ”, by S. Harding. Autumn pp 32.
  • Nature Canada, " Martin Glen Loates ", by S. Harding. Fall pp 9.


1974

  • The Canadian Magazine, " Glen Loates' New Feathered Friends" . Oct. 26, pp 12.
  • Newsletter to Members: Laboratory of Ornithology, " Canadian Artist Exhibits Paintings" . Cornell University. Spring, No. 72.


1973

  • Reader's Digest, " The Silent Zoo of Glen Loates" , by Anker Odum. November. pp 46.


1971

  • The Canadian Magazine, " The Brief Beauty of Wild Flowers " with Illustrations by Glen Loates. pp 18.


1969

  • The Canadian Magazine, " Their Lifespan Ends in Beauty" with illustrations by Glen Loates. May 17 pp 16.
  • Maclean's Magazine, " How To Outsmart Five Fighting Fish ", by T. Bennett, with sketches by Glen Loates. August 11 pp 28.


1965

  • The Canadian Magazine, " The Delicate Brush" , by David Carmichael. December 24 pp 4.



NEWSPAPERS



1989

  • St. John's Evening Telegram, " Journal to be published in St. John's" , by Nancy Walsh , January 5, pp 3.


1988

  • Memorial University Gazette, "Art and science join in common cause" , by Sarah Drinkwater. October.
  • St. John's Evening Telegram , " MUN's Dr. Aldrich wants a second search for elusive giant squid" , by Joe Walsh, Dec. 20, pp 1.
  • The Toronto Star, " Submarine stalks giant squid in depths of Bonavista Bay" , (CP), November 8, pp 1.
  • St. John's Evening Telegram, "Science Fare" by Dr. Frederick A. Aldrich.


1987

  • The Toronto Star," The business of art ", February.
  • The Globe and Mall, " Artists' work featured in wildlife aid project ", by Zena Cherry, December 24, pp D8.


1986

  • The Globe and Mall, " Voyage to the bottom" , by Donald Grant, Nov. 8, pp D4 .
  • The Oakville Beaver, " Students given insight into Loates' technique" , by Janice McDermott, Oc t. 3.
  • Peterborough Pinnacle, " Loates Over Peterborough: Wildlife artist was one of first to capture current trend", Aug. lo.
  • Woodstock Dally Sentinel-Review, "Canadian wildlife artist Glen Loates says his life's work is simply a gift" , by Cecilia Deck and Michael Ulmer, July.
  • Owen Sound Sun Times, "Wildlife art means big money" , by Jim Algle , July 7.
  • St. Thomas Times-Journal, "Wildlife promoted through art" , by Tony Niederer, June 16 .
  • The Amherstburg Daily News, "Glen Loates show packs Sandpiper Gallery", May.
  • The Windsor Star, "Glen Loates' life reflects a close brush with na ture" , by Eugene Sasso, May.
  • Richmond Hill Liberal, "Careers focus of King City seminar" , by Lorraine McGuire, April 23 .
  • The Oshawa Times, " Loates' autograph coveted like one of his paintings" , by Arnie Hakala, April.
  • The Toronto Star, " Country living Inspirational: Wildlife artist lives close to subjects of his work", Jan. 21, pp 6.


1985

  • Key to Toronto, This Month , March, pp 6.
  • Key to Toronto, Feb. , pp 8 .
  • The Toronto Star, Saturday Magazine, Feb. 19.
  • Real Estate News, Feb . 18, pp 1.
  • The Toronto Sun, " On the Level ", Feb . 1 7.
  • The Toronto Star, " Loates: An artist of compulsion" , by Christopher Hume, Feb . 9.
  • The Wingham Advance-Times, " Glen Loates presents prizes to winners of poster contest" , May 24.
  • The Globe and Mail, " Walk on the wild side is bristling with life", by Kay Kritzweiser, April 9.
  • Clinton News Record, "Loates awards winners" , June 5.
  • Richmond Hill Liberal, " Noted artist helps kick off Library Week" , Sep t. 23.
  • The Toronto Star," Richmond Hill library exhibits Loates' work" , Sept. 24.
  • Burlington Post, " Artist Glen Loates tries meeting public" , by Lois Campbell, Oct. 26, pp 2.
  • Welland-Port Colborne Tribune, " Acclaimed wildlife artist coming to town" , Nov. 20.


1984

  • Kingston Whig-Standard, "Glen Loates' wildlife portraits are state-of-the-art", by Nancy Paul, Nov. 16.
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Record, "Loates' wildlife paintings leap out at you" , by Frank Morgan, Nov. 3, pp D6.
  • The Ottawa Citizen, "Loates says a lot of wildlife art isn't sincere " , by Nancy Boele, Oct. 16, pp Cl 3.
  • The London Free Press, "Canadian artist brings wild animals to life on canvas", by Robert McConachle, Oct. 11.
  • Oakville Beaver, " Special books for special extra-causes" , by Howard Mozels, Dec. 7.
  • The Toronto Sunday Star, " Writer fawns on Loates' wildlife art" , Oct. 21.
  • The Montreal Gazette, "Wildlife artists cash in on public interest", by Lawrence Sabbath, Oct. 20, pp. H11.
  • The Globe and Mail, "To celebrate publications...", by Zena Cherry, Oct. 5, pp M5.
  • The Toronto Star, "Wildlife Painters hardly an endangered species" , by Christopher Hume, Sep t. 15.
  • Arlington, Texas Dally News , "Glen Loates: Painter brings animals to life" , Nov. 4.


1983

  • Richmond Hill Liberal, " Wildlife artist at Kortright" , Feb. 16, pp 49.


1982

  • The Toronto Star, " Reagan gets gift from Canada: Proud Metro artist hands over bald eagle painting", CP, Dec. 24, pp Hl 3.
  • The Globe and Mall, " Golden Eagle is unveiled" , by Zena Cherry, Feb. 1.


1980

  • The Toronto Star, "Embarrassment, anger and joy" .


1979

  • The Globe and Mall, " CBC portrays the man who paints animals ", by Robert Martin, May 25.


1978

  • The Toronto Star, "The Art of enjoying parks", April 16.


1977

  • The Ottawa Citizen, "Nation-wide hoopla embarrasses artist" . by Kathleen Walker, Nov. 18, pp 37.
  • The Globe and Mail, " Buyer's choice" , by Zena Cherry.


1975

  • The Toronto Sun, " Artist stalks animals with sketch pad ", March 14, pp 51.
  • The Toronto Star, " Artist at large paints wildlife where it lives" . March 11.


1969

  • The Toronto Star , "Willowdale artist designs new stamps" , by Frank Teskey, June 12.

EXHIBITIONS

1989

  • Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Toronto.


1988

  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, "Birds In Art" , Wisconsin. Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Toronto.


1987 - 1988

  • Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, "The Art of Survival" .


1987

  • Notre-Dame-de-Grace House of Culture, Montreal, Glen Loates-A Retrospective.


1986

  • Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library.
  • Rail's End Gallery, Haliburton .
  • National Museum of Natural History, Ottawa, travelling exhibition, " The Illustrated Bird In Canada ", appearing at the National Museum, the London Regional Art Gallery and the Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax.


1985

  • Royal Ontario Museum , Toronto. Glen Loates "A Brush With Life", a 20-year retrospective.


1984

  • Kortright Centre for Conservation, "Wanted Alive" , Kleinburg, Ontario .


1982

  • National Museum of Natural Sciences and the Canadian Nature Federation, international travelling exhibition, "Canadian Nature Art" , toured Institute of Zoological Research, Bonn; Alexander Koenig Museum, Bonn; centre Culture! Canadien, Paris; The British Museum, London.


1971 - 1978

  • McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario.


1978

  • T. Eaton Company Gallery, Toronto.


1977

  • Hudson's Bay Company, cross-Canada exhibition. Vancouver Aquaum.


1974 - 1977

  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wisconsin.


1975

  • Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, group exhibit "Animals In Art" , a major show of contemporary and historical wildlife art.


1974

  • Cornell University, New York.


1971

  • Arts and Letters Club, Toronto.


1970

  • Jesse Besser Museum of Natural History, Michigan.


1965

  • Museum of Natural History, Buffalo, New York.
  • Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. One-man show: Glen Loates Watercolours
  • Ontario Federation of Naturalists, Queen's University