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Oct 27-28 2017
CALL OF THE WILD
Willows Country Club
382 Cartwright St,
Saskatoon, SK

Dec 1-Dec 31 2017
HOLIDAY SALON
Darrell Bell Gallery
#405 - 105 21st Street E
Saskatoon, SK

April 7-8 2018
ALGONQUIN
Wascana Country Club
6500 Wascana Dr,
Regina, SK

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Greg Hargarten
Singer songwriter, musician, graphic designer
Self taught as a painter

Workshops & Residencies

Emma Lake Artist Workshop, Elizabeth McIntosh, U of S
Kenderdine Campus, August 2012

Emma Lake Artist Workshop, David Alexander, U of S Kenderdine Campus, August 2011

Art in the Park, Ivvavik National Park, Yukon, June 2011

Painting the Emma Lake Landscape in Oils and Acrylics, Degen Lindner, Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus, July 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

Selected Group Exhibitions

‘Painting the Landscape’, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, September 2017

‘Call of the Wild’, Wascana Country Club, Regina, April 2017

Winter Festival Juried Art Show, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert March 2017

‘Breaking Ground’, Willows Country Club, Saskatoon, October 2016

‘Art Now’, Prairieland Park - Saskatoon, September, 2016

‘Illuviation’, Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, U of S Department of Art, Saskatoon, December 2015

‘In the Footsteps of Tom: Paintings from Algonquin Park’, Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, May 2015

Familiar Ground’, Venue de Francophne, Saskatoon, October 2014

Northern Landscapes’, Station Arts (Rosthern Arts Board), Rosthern, June 2014

‘Northern Landscapes’, La Ronge Arts Council, La Ronge, Febraury 2014

‘Northern Landscapes’, Venue de Francophne, Saskatoon, October 2013

‘Northern Landscapes’, Black Spruce Gallery, Northside, August 2013

Pallettes & Places’, Hague Gallery, Regina,. March 2013

Winter Festival Juried Art Show, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Alber,t February 2013

‘Pallettes & Places’, Venue de Francophne, Saskatoon, October 2012

‘Reel Rave Film Festival’, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, August 2012

Art Trek Festival, Saskatoon, June 2012

Mendel Art Gallery Members Show, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, November 2011

‘Little Gems’, The Mix Gallery, Saskatoon, November 2011

‘Northern Exposure’, RSVP Centre, Saskatoon, October 2011

Winter Festival Juried Art Show, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert February 2011

‘Men Who Paint’, The Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, December 2010

‘Little Gems’, The Mix Gallery, Saskatoon, November 2010

Mendel Art Gallery Members Show, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, November 2010

‘Men Who Paint’, Black Spruce Gallery, Christopher Lake, July 2010

Landscapes by Men Who Paint’, RSVP Centre, Saskatoon, November 2009

'Landscapes by Men Who Paint’, Station Arts Centre, Rosthern, August 2009

Juried Selection Pieces

‘Morning Glory’ 30 x 60” Acrylic on canvas 2017 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Zachari Logan

‘Kingsmeree River Melt’ 30 x 40” Acrylic on canvas 2016 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Darrell Bell.

‘Calm Purple Morning’ 36 x 36” Acrylic on canvas 2015 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert.

‘Summer Breeze, Anglin Lake’ 8 x 10” Acrylic on watercolour paper. 2014 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert. Jurors: Levi Nocholat and Donald Roach.

‘Shekinah Pond’ 24 x 24” Acrylic on canvas and ‘Spring in Cypress Hills’ 24 x 24” Acrylic on canvas 2012 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Alison Norlen.

‘Winter Meadow, Anglin Lake’ 24 x 24” Acrylic on canvas. 2011 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Sandra Fraser, Associate Curator, Mendel Art Gallery.

‘Fall Birch, St. Louis’ 24 x 36” Acrylic on canvas. 2011 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at The Mann Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Sandra Fraser, Associate Curator, Mendel Art Gallery.

‘Coal Mine Ravine, Herscel’ 36 x 48” Acrylic on canvas. 2010 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at the Art Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Laura Kinzel, Public Programs Coordinator, Mendel Art Gallery

‘Behind the Cabin at Lost Creek’ 24 x 24” Acrylic on canvas. 2010 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at the Art Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Laura Kinzel, Public Programs Coordinator, Mendel Art Gallery

‘Birch Hill’ 24 x 36” Acrylic on canvas. 2009 Winter Festival Juried Art Show at the Art Gallery of Prince Albert. Juror: Dean Bauche, Curator of the Allen Sapp Gallery, North Battleford, SK.

Collections

Parks Canada Permanent Collection, Gatineau
Mann Gallery Permanent Collection, Prince Albert
Ronald McDonald House, Saskatoon
Saskatoon Club
Blue Cross, Saskatoon

Awards & Nominations

2017 Guy Rutter - Peoples Choice Award, Mann Art Gallery Prince Albert for “Morning Glory” 30x60"

2016 Kayla Memorial Award - Winter Festival, Mann Art Gallery Prince Albert for “Kingsmere River Melt” 30x40"

2013 Honorable Mention - Winter Festival, Mann Art Gallery Prince Albert for “Spring In Cypress Hills” 24x24"

2012 Best Small Scale Film Production, Reel Rave Fim Festival, Mann Art Gallery for “Dear Abbey Road” music video

2011 Guy Rutter - Peoples Choice Award, Mann Art Gallery Prince Albert for “Winter Meadow, Anglin Lake” 20x24"

2007 Album Design of the Year, Western Canadian Music Awards (Eileen Laverty - Ground Beneath My Feet)

2007 Album Design of the Year, Canadian Country Music Awards (Shane Yellowbird - Life is Calling My Name)

2006 Album Design of the Year, Canadian Country Music Awards (Brad Johner - Summertown Road)

2006 Regional Winner, Radio Star National Songwriting Contest at Canada Music Week for “Suck It Up”

2005 Best Can Design of the Year, Canadian Brewerianists Society

2004 Best Label Design of the Year, Canadian Brewerianists Society

2004 Regional Winner, Radio Star National Songwriting Contest at Canada Music Week for “Bipolar (Sometimes)”

2000 Outstanding Roots Recording, Prairie Music Awards for Eileen Laverty - Dancing with Angels (producer)

Publications & Video

‘Halfway To Heaven: Men Who Paint, Painting Ivvavik National Park’ BRC Entertainment 2014, Video 46 mins.

‘A Decade in the Works: Men Who Paint, A 10 Year Retrospective’ University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 2017, 120 pp. ISBN 978-0-9813624-2-7

‘Halfway To Heaven: Men Who Paint, Works from Ivvavik National Park’ University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 2012, 88 pp. ISBN 978-0-9813624-1-0

‘Northern Exposure : Works by Men Who Paint’ 2011, 85 pp.

‘Under Painted Sky: Works by Men Who Paint’. 2010. 117 pp. ISBN 978-0-9813624-0-3

‘Men Who Paint’ 2009 57 pp

Articles

‘Breaking Ground’, Irene Seiberling, Kingston Whig-Standard, April 6, 2016

'‘In the Footsteps of Tom’ Alex J. MacPherson, Verb Magazine, May, 2015

Natural Beauties - Plein air artists bring their passion for painting to Regina', Irene Seiberling, Regina Leader Post, April 10, 2015

‘Men Who Paint’, Tonya Lambert, Fine Lifestyles Magazine, December, 2014

‘Back from Nature and Doing What's Natural’, Marsha Day, Saskatoon Star-Pheonix, October 9, 2013

Men Who Paint - Journey of Landscape Artists Reflected in Upcoming Exhibit’, Irene Seiberling, Regina Leader Post, March 26, 2013

‘Men Who Paint Honored for Artwork from Yukon’, Cam Hutchinson, Saskatoon Express, October 22, 2012

‘Trip of a lifetime for the Men Who Paint’, Tara Campbell, Saskatoon Express, October 24, 2011.

‘Yukon great for Men Who Paint’, Marsha Day, Saskatoon Star Phoenix Arts & Life, October 12, 2011

‘Unlikely source of paintings furnishes beauty’, Marsha Day, Saskatoon Star Phoenix Arts & Life, September 7, 12, 2011

‘National Parks Arctic Splendour’, The Globe and Mail Travel Section, August 13, 2011

‘Men to Paint North’, Cam Fuller, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, June 2, 2011

‘The Men Who Paint Outdoors’ by Darlene Polachic, Sunday Sun December 5, 2010

‘Group of Painter Enjoy Working Out Doors’, Cam Fuller Saskatoon Star-Pheonix, August 2009

‘Men Who Paint at Speed of Sun’, Tessa Holloway, Prince Albert Herald, July 30, 2009


 
New MWP Book now Available!

A Decade in the Works: A 10 Year Retrospective
A collection of over 120 works that follows the evolution of Canadian ‘plein air’ painters Cam Forester, Greg Hargarten, Paul Trottier, Roger Trottier and Ken Van Rees from their beginnings in 2007 through 10 years of painting Canada’s wilderness. Visit Store

 

Halfway to Heaven Documentary
now on DVD

Halfway to Heaven Documentary
Travel with Canadian Painters Cam Forrester, Greg Hargarten Paul Trottier, Roger Trottier and Ken Van Rees on a spectacular expedition to Ivvavik National Park and experience the beauty of northern Canada’s untouched wilderness and landscape paintings by the Men Who Paint.
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Halfway to Heaven Companion Book

Halfway to Heaven
A collection of over 60 works by The Men Who Paint from their 10 day stay in Ivvavik National Park in the Yukon Territory is now in book stores and online. Visit Store

 

 

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