ED BARTRAM was born in London, Ontario in 1938 and died on August 25, 2019.
Long considered one of Canada's foremost painters and printmakers, Bartram received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and an M.A. in Art and Archeology from the University of Toronto. Bartram taught art at Lawrence Park Collegiate, was a Printmaking Instructor at Central Technical School, Toronto (1971-1986) and Intaglio Instructor at The Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto (1985-2003). He developed his professional art practice in the mid 1960s. In 1965, after buying an island on Georgian Bay, he reconnected with the rocks of the Canadian Shield and made them his subject matter for the rest of his career. Bartram lived and worked in King City, Ontario and Bartram Island, Georgian Bay.