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Florence Helena McGillivray 1864 -1938

An extraordinary Canadian artist, a woman ahead of her time, a prolific painter, dedicated educator, who was influential in early twentieth century  art, a contributor to the Canadian modernists  movement, who associated with and swayed the Group of Seven, she mentored Tom Thomson. Tom said "She was the best".


"Pinegrove" 1914, Oil, Signed, private collection

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Her paintings, her travels, the people and places that touched her life, and her achievements. Discover new paintings and the stories of her life.


"Gaspe Village" 1919, Oil, Signed, private collection

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Find out about exhibitions, news items. products, web links and any current events that are the legacy of this multi talented artist. New photos of paintings and stories will be added regularly.


"Coca Workers" 1925,Signed, private collection 


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Coming Soon

Available spring 2019

The soon to be released biography on Florence McGillivray will be available shortly. The hardcover copies of the new  book will become available on this website through the same process as The Collection of Works by Florence McGillivray or by contacting W.C. Allen through the comments section of the website where you can leave your email and ask questions. They will also be available at the locations where talks and exhibitions will be held for the The Florence McGillivray Project upcoming tour. E book and paperbacks will be available on a print on demand basis at Chapters, Barnes and Noble, and Amazon online when listings are complete in March and April. Be the first to get your book by contacting us in the comments section below to place a pre- publication order for hardcover copies.

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More details on prices and availability of books will be posted on the site as soon as they are available. If you have any questions write to us through the comments section of this site.

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