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War and Peace: An Artist’s Journey


(Brockville, ON) St. Lawrence College is pleased to present War and Peace: An Artist’s Journey, on view at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery on the Brockville campus November 1 to December 17, 2010.

This exhibition is a retrospective of Ted Zuber’s journey as an artist in war and in peace. Ted was commissioned as Canada’s official war artist to portray Canadian troops and their activities in the Persian Gulf War. As a combatant in the Korean War, Ted did many sketches depicting battles and scenes of everyday life on the front. Years later he transformed his sketches into paintings which were purchased by the Canadian War Museum. Since the completion of Ted’s service to his country the majority of his time is spent capturing the images and life near his studio outside of Seeley’s Bay, Ontario. Landscapes provide a special passion for Ted. This exhibition of Zuber’s work spans over half a century and will be featuring over 70 paintings, prints, plein air sketches, watercolours and sketchbooks. For more information on Ted Zuber, please visit

Opening Reception: November 10, 5 – 7 pm

Gallery Hours:
Monday & Saturday 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 8:00 pm

About the Art Gallery
The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery is a state-of-the-art community art gallery located at the front atrium of the Brockville campus of St. Lawrence College and is a focus for the visual arts for Brockville and the larger Eastern Ontario area. Creation of the gallery was made possible by the generous bequest from the Estate of Marianne van Silfhout, a graduate of the Fine Art program at St. Lawrence College, and other contributors to the St. Lawrence Foundation.

About St. Lawrence College
Located along the shores of the St. Lawrence River, SLC has three campuses in Brockville, Cornwall and Kingston. St. Lawrence College boasts 6,500 full-time students from Canada, and more than 40 countries worldwide. Our college community includes 20,000 part-time students, 1,000 staff, and more than 70,000 alumni. We also serve more than 3,000 Employment Services clients annually. The college has recently invested in the development of Applied Research with many exciting projects in progress. In addition revitalization of our campuses is underway to support new and innovate new programs including; Wind Turbine Technician, Game Development Technician, and Fine Arts, among others.


Laura Tulchinsky
St. Lawrence College, Communications
613-544-5400, ext. 1291