Ivan Schneider

No More Fish

No More Fish

Size: 12x9 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Size: 16x12 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Will It Start?

Will It Start?

Size: 10x8 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Safe Harbour, NFLD

Safe Harbour, NFLD

Size: 16x12 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

This Side of The Rock

This Side of The Rock

Size: 30x24 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

The Moment

The Moment

Size: 20x16 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Before The Snow

Before The Snow

Size: 20x16 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

200 Year Old Tree, England

200 Year Old Tree, England

Size: 16x12 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Crow's Nest

Crow's Nest

Size: 24x18 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Looking For The Wind

Looking For The Wind

Size: 16x12 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Sister Ship

Sister Ship

Size: 16x12 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Artist's Biography

Born 1943 in England and raised in Montreal, Quebec. Ivan Schneider at the age of 4 first began to develop his passion for art through the drawing of war planes. As his imagination grew, by the time of his 7th year, he participated and won an art contest held in New York city. In 1961, Ivan enrolled in the arts programs at L’Ecole Des Art De Montreal, then in 1962 attended The Museum of Fine Arts, and a year later, attended The Montreal Technical Institute of Design. After graduating, Ivan decided to to make the journey to Toronto to enrol at George Brown college where he studied commercial art and advertising, after graduating he was hired to the position of Creative Director to an international toy company. This position place many time constraints on his personal artistic development, spending every free moment he had to pursue his true passion of painting and woodcut. Deriving inspiration from Mexican art’s use of light and colour and applying them to the rural landscapes around him, producing bright and cheerful scenes, and breathing a new life into reality.

 

Education


1961 Ecole Des Beaux Art de Montreal, Quebec.
1962 Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec.
1963-64 Technical Institute of Design, Montreal, Quebec.
1967-68 George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario.
1970-73 MSH School of Art, Toronto, Ontario.
1983-84 National Portrait Academy, Toronto, Ontario.