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Tom Smart

Tom Smart is the Executive Director and CEO of the McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario, and the President of the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation. For seven years he was Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he developed an ambitious international exhibition program, and at the same time, he was appointed a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. He served as Acting Director of the Winnipeg Art Gallery from 1997 until 1999 and was Curator of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton from 1989 to 1997. Smart is the author of nine books and catalogues. His most recent book is the critically acclaimed Alex Colville: Return, which moved criticism of Colville's works to a new intellectual level. His 1995 book The Art of Mary Pratt: The Substance of Light won the Atlantic Provinces Booksellers Association Booksellers Choice Award, the Studio Magazine Award of Merit, and the Printing Industries of America Award of Merit. It was included in Great Canadian Books of the Century.

Books by Tom Smart

Matérialité et perception dans l’art contemporain des provinces atlantiques

by (author) Tom Smart

Materiality and Perception in Contemporary Atlantic Art

by (author) Tom Smart

Peter Clapham Sheppard

His Life and Work

by (author) Tom Smart
foreword by Louis Gagliardi

Tantramar Revisited, Revisited

photographs by Thaddeus Holownia
text by Tom Smart

Charles Pachter

Canada's Artist

by (author) Leonard Wise
foreword by Tom Smart
introduction by Margaret Atwood


Seth and the Art of Graphic Autobiography

by (author) Tom Smart

In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven

by (author) Jim Waddington & Sue Waddington
introduction by Tom Smart

Thoughts on Driving to Venus

Christopher Pratt's Car Books

by (author) Christopher Pratt
edited by Tom Smart

Fabulous Peculiarities

The Art of Tony Calzetta

by (author) Tom Smart

Written in Wood

Three Wordless Graphic Narratives

by (author) George Walker
introduction by Tom Smart

Christopher Pratt

Six Decades

by (author) Tom Smart

Jack Chambers' Red and Green

Decrypted by Tom Smart

by (author) Tom Smart

George McLean

The Living Landscape

by (author) Virginia Eichhorn, Adam Duncan Harris & Tom Smart

Tom Benner

Call of the Wild

by (author) Tom Smart, Joan Murray & Terry Graff

Tom Forrestall

Paintings, Drawings, Writings

by (author) Tom Smart

Miller Brittain

Quand les étoiles jetèrent leurs lances

by (author) Tom Smart

Alex Colville


by (author) Tom Smart

The Art of Mary Pratt

The Substance of Light

by (author) Tom Smart

The Art of Fred Ross

A Timeless Humanism

by (author) Tom Smart