Richard Gladden chief executive officer Train Trailer of Canada made yet another significant acquisition of Canadian Art in the work titled Phoenix by landscape artist Pierre AJ Sabourin
Sabourin an en plein landscape painter follows the Canadian school of painting is Artist in residence for Killarney Provincial Park founded by AY Jackson and Franklin Carmichael of the Group of Seven. Sabourin at the tender age of 10 was mentored by Group member Arthur Lismer. Now at 60 Sabourin is a featured Artist at the Art Gallery of Sudbury Festival of the Seven Exhibition.
Phoenix is my Ode to the Group of Seven said Sabourin on this 50th Anniversary of the founding of Killarney Provincial Park. Thanks to the efforts of Tom Smart Curatorial Director Art Gallery of Sudbury Phoenix premiered at the Festival of the Seven with the works of Franklin Carmichael and Arthur Lismer part of a generous donation by Franklin Carmichael’s family. Richard and Sandy Gladden are Canadian Patrons of the Arts, Phoenix is a landmark painting in my Life and I am honoured by the Gladden Collection acquisition said Sabourin.
Pierre AJ Sabourin’s Phoenix will be on public exhibition until Sept 7th at the Art Gallery of Sudbury , Sudbury ,Ontario ,Festival of the Seven. Navigating the Georgian Bay.