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Art Gallery in Tuscany

Gordon Breckenridge
outdoor painter

Art Gallery in Tuscany was founded by the artist Gordon Breckenridge in 1991. Since 1998 the gallery has been family run and continues to exhibit his paintings.
When you enter the Art Gallery, you are often inspired by the sense of Tuscan light capture by the artist through his colors in his unique original oils, painted on prepared canvas and also in the selected Giclée reproductions on high quality cotton paper. The Gallery is the place to be enchanted by the colors and find a memory of your holidays in Tuscany.

Gordon Breckenridge was born in Canada in 1948 growing up on a farm always in contact with nature and a work in a bank during the University, at the age of 23 he decided to follow his talent and moved to Florence where he later graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 1975. Meanwhile he studied charcoal drawing and painting with the renowned teacher Nerina Simi in the school founded by her father; who had studied under Gerome in Paris in the 1870s. In this period he received two international Canadian "Greenshield awards" to continue his studied with her. These 9 years of Classical training laid the foundations from which Gordon has gradually developed his own unique and personal style.

The artist exposed in Tuscany and Northern Italy with personal exhibitions in Cinque Terre and Portofino. He also exhibited in Canada at the MacMillan & Perrin Gallery (Vancouver), as well as in California and New Mexico. His work has been exhibited in Switzerland and England.

He has been a recipient of many awards and his paintings are to be found in over 500 private collections worldwide, earning him international recognition and appreciation.

Today the artist continue to prepare his on canvases and always outdoors (plain air) paints directly creating atmosphere with his color tones in the poetic Tuscan settings.

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