Daniel Izzard (1923 - 2007) Daniel Paul Izzard immigrated to Canada from Ireland with his parents in 1955. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design with honours.
After graduation, although he continued to paint daily, he became interested in another visual medium, film. Through the seventies and eighties he worked as a scenic contractor, set designer, art director, scenic painter, production manager and assistant director in Feature Film, Documentary and the Television Commercial Industry, ultimately becoming a Director Cameraman. Throughout this period Izzard won many awards including a Worlds Best at the Hollywood Radio and Television Society in Los Angeles.He then decided to withdraw from the film community. In order to completely focus his talents on painting. Izzard employs atmosphere and light endeavouring to create a three-dimensional world on a two dimensional surface. His paintings are highly realistic.
Subjects include scenes from rural France and Italy and powerful depictions of the Canadian wilderness. Some of his paintings depict animals such as donkeys, cows, chickens, pigs, dogs and cats and even bison inviting a quirky subtle humour. A senior member of the Canadian Institute of Portraits Artists since 2000, Daniel has captured the character of numerous families and individuals on canvas in his lively portraits.He has been commissioned to paint portraits of Kathleen Turner, as Claudia, for the movie Fairy Godmother and Margaret Wilson, Chair, The Ontario Teachers Federation. Izzards work is held in notable public and private collections across Canada including BMO Harris Private Banking, Dupont Canada, The Princess Margaret Hospital, The Toronto Symphony, Live Entertainment Corp, Tourism Toronto, Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Association, Montreal Canadians Hockey Team and Canada Concours Musical de France. The item "Daniel Izzard Painting Lady & Man Nude Couple Listed Artist Original" is in sale since Monday, January 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "captain831" and is located in Ashby, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.