A recent devotee to producing fine art, Garth has always had an interest in art. He
grew up, went to school and was a friend with renowned artist Joseph Cross and later in life he worked with, and was a good friend of Eltje Degenhart, another prominent artist.
In the 1980’s Garth started doing raku pottery taking lessons on the wheel from John Flock but more recently has started working in acrylics and transparent water colours. Drawing and painting classes have been taken at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and The Forum as well as instruction from local area artists.
Garth lived most of his life in the Parkland region of Saskatchewan. The main areas being just north of Regina in a farming community, the Qu’Appelle Valley near the chain of Qu’Appelle lakes and on the edge of the Duck Mountains. These areas of the province have resulted in Garth having an interest in painting landscapes, wildlife and agriculture which are the main themes of his art.
Garth’s work has shown an evolution from a classical style into a looser style especially in his watercolours. His work, if not hanging in his home can been seen in the Gimli Art Gallery.
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