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|Born in eastern Canada, Gordon began his
love of art at a very early age and his first efforts were of the
shorelines and seascapes that were so familiar to him. With time and
experience, native wildlife became the focus of his work and increasingly
his favorite and main theme by choice.
||Having left from home in his teens years,
he began a journey across Canada and worked at various occupations
while continuing to develop his painting skills. It was while he was
living in the Toronto, Ontario area that he was encouraged to approach
some of the city galleries with his work. Their reception of his art
gave rise to the hope that he might be able to think of art as a full
Within a few years he had accomplished some fairly
notable milestones and it was during this time period that the renowned
artist Robert Bateman chose Gordons art along with other Canadian
works for an art tour in the U.S., finishing up at the famed Lee
Yawkey Gallery in Colorado.
|The increasing success's of his work allowed
Gordon to move to northern Ontario to open a gallery for his art and
to be closer to the wildlife he loved. Throughout his career he has
helped, using of his art, to raise funds for various charities totaling
over thirteen million dollars to date. Gordon has also had the honor
of having had his work presented to the University of Beijing China
as a gift from Canada.
||Gordon operated his gallery and wildlife
sanctuary in northern Ontario for over ten years before finally deciding
to fulfill another ambition of his and that was to have lived all
across Canada by finishing the journey started as a teenager with
a move to the province of British Columbia. One noteworthy result
of his move to B.C. was that the greater Victoria Hospitals Foundation
raised over twelve million dollars through its "Better Together"
campaign with the help of Gordons art in limited edition form as its
Gordon Pynn continues to do the art he loves so much and to be
involved in using his abilities for the betterment of others.
Inquiries may be made by phoning Gordon Pynn at: (250) 757-9373
or visiting his web page at: www.bcsupernet.com/users/gordpynn
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