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David Connolly

David grew up in Newfoundland with a great appreciation for the beauty of his surroundings and a fascination with traditional Newfoundland architecture. He has lived in Toronto for many years but often returns to his home in Brigus for inspiration. He uses a camera to capture his subjects then translates them onto canvas in his studio. He is captivated by the process of turning what he sees into finished works of art. He uses small canvasses because they are more intimate, like the buildings he paints, and the town where he grew up. His photo-realistic paintings tend to evoke memories of earlier places and times and reflect his love for that unique place.
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