J. Ian Ridpath --
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J. Ian Ridpath - History, Shows and Awards

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I was born and raised in Toronto in a family of artists and was surrounded by oil painters and oil paintings.

After some training by an older brother, I started painting using the impressionist style influenced by the Canadian Group of Seven and Tom Thomson for many of my works.

Much of my work now involves painting local scenes on canvases ranging from as small as 6" x 8" to larger 36" to 48" pieces on gallery canvases.

I enjoy doing commissioned work from client's photographs of their homes, cottages or favorite vacation spots.

I am now located in Nepean, Ontario, Canada.


People's Choice Award: FASM at the Festival - June 5, 2010

Past Displays and Exhibits

July 2010 Milton Farmer's Market.

December 2010 - CJ's Cafe - Oakville.

June-July 2011 - Milton Town Hall.

October 2011 - 13th Annual Studio Tour.

January 2012. Milton Centre for the Arts.

March 14 - Apri1 1, 2012 - FASM's Heart to Hand Exhibition.

Sept 29-30, 2012 - 13th Annual FASM Studio Tour.

October 4-27, 2013 - Oakville Arts Society's 30th Annual Member's Juried Exhibition.

Current Displays and Exhibitions


Upcoming Displays and Exhibits

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Original Fine Art Oil Paintings
by Canadian Impressionist Oil Painter J. Ian Ridpath

Welcome! I paint original impressionist landscape oil paintings of God's wonderful creation in and around Ontario, Canada. Please take some time and browse my fine art oil painting galleries and if you are interested in any of my paintings or want a commissioned oil painting done, please let me know using my Contact Info.

All prices shown are in Canadian dollars ($CDN) and include all taxes but not shipping or handling (FOB Burlington, Ontario, Canada).

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*** LATEST NEWS *** FALL-WINTER 2017/18 ***

+ One-on-one oil painting lessons are available. Please contact me using this form and indicate "lessons".

+ Now that I am settled in the Ottawa area (Nepean), I have sought out and found some studio space and will start painting again in January.

+ I have also applied for membership in the Nepean Fine Art League and hope to be part of that group and help out where I can. They do run Spring and Fall shows and other local events for artists.

Escarpment3 - 15 x 30 oil by J. Ian Ridpath - completed October 2013

"Escarpment3" (c) 2013 by J. Ian Ridpath.

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