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

My 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.

January 3, 2018 - Westpark Condominium in-house Art Exhibit (7 artists)

My Current Displays and Exhibitions


My Upcoming Displays and Exhibits

Nepean Fine Arts League Spring Sale, April 20-22 at the Ukraninan Banquet Hall, Ottawa

I am a member of or support the following Art Groups.

Link to the Nepean Fine Arts League
Link to Canadian Culture - Canada's Supportive Network and Resource Directory - Canadian People working together!
Link to Artists in Oils - free art directory
Link to ArtistsInCanada.com, a national directory of Canadian artists and art resources
Link to GalleryArtDirectory.com - Art Directory and Resource of Online Artist Gallery.

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 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada).

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+ 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 found some studio space at the Nepean Sportsplex.

+ I am now a member of the Nepean Fine Art League and hope to be able to show in their Spring Sale in April.

+ I have now completed a couple of smaller piecs and will include them in my gallery shortly.

Autumn Foliage - 11 x 9 oil on board by J. Ian Ridpath - completed January 2018

"Autumn Foliage" (c) 2018 by J. Ian Ridpath.

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