1821 Murray Manor
Brian Porter is a painter of fine art, a surreal artist who creates contemporary art out of the stuff of dreams. He has participated in group exhibitions across Canada and Europe, and in numerous solo exhibitions in Nova Scotia. Brian was the subject of a National Film Board documentary in 1976. In 1981, a documentary of Brian’s work was produced by CBC television. Brian Porter, a native of Nova Scotia, studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design from 1966-1970.
Selected Solo Exhibitions Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax Centennial Art Gallery, Halifax Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, National Touring Exhibition Dresden Galleries, Halifax Dalhousie Art Gallery, Atlantic Provinces Touring Exhibition Zwicker's Gallery, Halifax Brian Porter/Elaine MacEachern Fine Art Gallery, Mahone Bay, N.SAwards Awards 1971, 1974, 1983 - Canada Council 1966-1970 - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax 1976 - Brian Porter was the subject of a film by the National Film Board of Canada 1981 - Documentary of Mr. Porter's work was produced by CBC Television. 1996-97 - Art Foundation Award New York Study Program
Selected Group Exhibitions Centennial Gallery, Halifax, "Young Artist" Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax "Artistis Media" London Art Gallery, Ontario "Young Contemporaries" University of Guelph, Ontario "Made in Canada" Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Time Magazine National Travelling Exhibition, "Canadian Canvas" Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton "Atlantic Graphics" XX! Olympiad, Montreal Travelling Exhibition "Atlantic Coast: An Illustrated Journal" Agnes Etherington Gallery, Kingston, Ontario "Other Realities" Canada House, London, Ontario Canadian Culture Centre, Paris, France Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Lavalin Inc. National Touring Exhibition, "Innova" Private ViewingsHalifax, Toronto, Boston and Ottawa Dalhousie University Art Gallery "Drawings from Collection" Art Gallery of Nova Scotia "Artists as Children"
Brian Porter is a painter of fine art, a surreal artist who creates contemporary art out of the stuff of dreams. He has participated in group exhibitions across Canada and Europe, and in numerous solo exhibitions in Nova Scotia. Brian was the subject of a National Film Board documentary in 1976. In 1981, a documentary of Brian’s work was produced by CBC television. Brian Porter, a native of Nova Scotia, studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design from 1966-1970.
Selected Group Exhibitions Centennial Gallery, Halifax, "Young Artist" Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax "Artistis Media" London Art Gallery, Ontario "Young Contemporaries" University of Guelph, Ontario "Made in Canada" Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Time Magazine National Travelling Exhibition, "Canadian Canvas" Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton "Atlantic Graphics" XX! Olympiad, Montreal Travelling Exhibition "Atlantic Coast: An Illustrated Journal" Agnes Etherington Gallery, Kingston, Ontario "Other Realities" Canada House, London, Ontario Canadian Culture Centre, Paris, France Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Lavalin Inc. National Touring Exhibition, "Innova" Private ViewingsHalifax, Toronto, Boston and Ottawa Dalhousie University Art Gallery "Drawings from Collection" Art Gallery of Nova Scotia "Artists as Children"
Selected Solo Exhibitions Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax Centennial Art Gallery, Halifax Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, National Touring Exhibition Dresden Galleries, Halifax Dalhousie Art Gallery, Atlantic Provinces Touring Exhibition Zwicker's Gallery, Halifax Brian Porter/Elaine MacEachern Fine Art Gallery, Mahone Bay, N.SAwards Awards 1971, 1974, 1983 - Canada Council 1966-1970 - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax 1976 - Brian Porter was the subject of a film by the National Film Board of Canada 1981 - Documentary of Mr. Porter's work was produced by CBC Television. 1996-97 - Art Foundation Award New York Study Program
1821 Murray Manor
1821 Murray Manor
Brian Porter is a painter of fine art, a surreal artist who creates contemporary art out of the stuff of dreams. He has participated in group exhibitions across Canada and Europe, and in numerous solo exhibitions in Nova Scotia. Brian was the subject of a National Film Board documentary in 1976. In 1981, a documentary of Brian’s work was produced by CBC television. Brian Porter, a native of Nova Scotia, studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design from 1966-1970.
Selected Group Exhibitions Centennial Gallery, Halifax, "Young Artist" Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax "Artistis Media" London Art Gallery, Ontario "Young Contemporaries" University of Guelph, Ontario "Made in Canada" Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Time Magazine National Travelling Exhibition, "Canadian Canvas" Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton "Atlantic Graphics" XX! Olympiad, Montreal Travelling Exhibition "Atlantic Coast: An Illustrated Journal" Agnes Etherington Gallery, Kingston, Ontario "Other Realities" Canada House, London, Ontario Canadian Culture Centre, Paris, France Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Lavalin Inc. National Touring Exhibition, "Innova" Private ViewingsHalifax, Toronto, Boston and Ottawa Dalhousie University Art Gallery "Drawings from Collection" Art Gallery of Nova Scotia "Artists as Children"
Selected Solo Exhibitions Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax Centennial Art Gallery, Halifax Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, National Touring Exhibition Dresden Galleries, Halifax Dalhousie Art Gallery, Atlantic Provinces Touring Exhibition Zwicker's Gallery, Halifax Brian Porter/Elaine MacEachern Fine Art Gallery, Mahone Bay, N.SAwards Awards 1971, 1974, 1983 - Canada Council 1966-1970 - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax 1976 - Brian Porter was the subject of a film by the National Film Board of Canada 1981 - Documentary of Mr. Porter's work was produced by CBC Television. 1996-97 - Art Foundation Award New York Study Program