Rod Charlesworth

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Rod Charlesworth

Born in northern B.C., Rod moved to the Okanagan at a young age. The surrealists influenced his earliest paintings. He then discovered the works of the impressionist’s school which has taken him to his current artistic interests which include a keen interest in experimenting with colour and the physical qualities of paint. Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven have also had a profound influence on his work. Rod’s work is now collected worldwide and he is committed to painting images that have a strong Canadian cultural influence. Whether this is expressed through his bold landscapes or his more recent whimsical images of children at play.

Selected Corporate Collections
Canadian North (Canadian Airlines)
Amoco Petroleum
Home Oil
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Inter-Provincial Pipeline
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Utilities
Columbia Oil & Gas
Bank of Montreal
West Coast Petroleum
Canadian Western Bank
Okanagan University College

Selected Publications
Magazine Art Biennial Guide
Okanagan Life Magazine
Magazin d’Art
Brushes in the Sun
Artists of the Okanagan