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The following is a brief alphabetical list of professional Canadian artists primarily working in watercolour or oil paint. See other articles for information on Canadian art or a List of Canadian artists for other information.

A

  • Phil Alain (b. 1968)
  • Amelia Alcock-White (b. 1973)
  • Terry Ananny (b. 1956) artist, painter
  • Shelagh Armstrong (b. 1961) illustrator
  • William Armstrong (1822–1914) landscape watercolourist
  • Leo Ayotte (1909–1976) oil painter
  • Philip Aziz (1923–2009) artist in a variety of media, painter, sculptor, and designer of buildings

B

  • Earl W. Bascom (1906–1995) - American painter, printmaker and sculptor, raised in Canada
  • Robert Bateman (1930-) - naturalist and painter
  • Arnold Belkin (1930–1992) - Mexican painter known as "The Canadian Son of Mexican Muralism"
  • William Berczy (1744–1813) - pioneer and painter
  • David Bierk (1944–2002), American-born Canadian painter
  • Paul-Émile Borduas (1905–60) - painter known for his abstract paintings
  • Fritz Brandtner (1896–1969)
  • William Brymner (1855–1925) - figure and landscape painter
  • Jack Bush (1909–1977) - Abstract expressionist

C

  • Franklin Carmichael (1890–1945) - artist and member of the Group of Seven
  • Emily Carr (1871–1945) - Canadian artist and writer inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast
  • A. J. Casson (1898–1992) - painter of landscapes, forests and farms and member of the Group of Seven
  • Benjamin Chee Chee (1944–1977) - Ojibwa painter
  • Victor Child (1897–1960) - newspaper illustrator, painter, etcher
  • Alex Colville (1920– ) - painter
  • Bruno Cote (1940- ) - landscape painter

D

  • Ken Danby (1940–2007) - painter
  • Charles Daudelin (1920–2001) - sculptor and painter
  • Forshaw Day (1837–1903) - painter, educator
  • Mary Dignam (1860–1938) - painter and pioneer activist for women artists
  • Edmond Dyonnet (1859–1954) - painter

F

  • George Fertig (1915–1983) - painter and photographer
  • LeMoine Fitzgerald (1890–1956) - artist and member of the Group of Seven
  • Nehemiah Ford (unknown-1858/1862) - politician and painter

G

  • Eric Goldberg (artist) (1890–1969) - Jewish-Canadian landscape painter

H

  • John A. Hammond (1843–1939) - adventurer, photographer artist, printmaker and art educator
  • Lawren Harris (1855–1970) - painter and member of the Group of Seven
  • Robert Harris (1848–1919) - painter most noted for his portrait of the Fathers of Confederation
  • Ron Hawkins ( - ) - rock singer, songwriter and painter
  • Prudence Heward (1896–1947) - painter and member of the Beaver Hall Group
  • Edwin Holgate (1892–1977) - artist, painter, engraver, and member of the Group of Seven

J

  • A. Y. Jackson (1882–1974) - painter and founding member of the Group of Seven
  • Charles William Jefferys (1869–1951) - painter, illustrator, author, and teacher best known as a historical illustrator
  • Frank Johnston (1888–1949) - artist associated with the Group of Seven
  • Jack Nichols (born 1921) painter
  • Leonel Jules (born 1953) painter

K

  • Paul Kane (1810–1871) - Irish-Canadian painter of First Nations peoples in the Canadian West and the Native Americans in the Oregon Country
  • Aart Kemink (1914–2006) - Dutch-Canadian painter
  • Bert Kloezeman - painter and art educator
  • Harold Klunder (1943- ) - Dutch-born Canadian painter
  • Cornelius Krieghoff (1815–1872) - painter of landscapes and outdoor life

L

  • Ozias Leduc (1864–1955) - Quebec painter of portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and religious works
  • Joseph Légaré (1795–1855) - painter
  • Serge Lemoyne (1941–1998) - performance artist and painter
  • Oleg Lipchenko (born 1957) - painter, graphic artist, illustrator
  • Arthur Lismer (1881–1969) - painter and member of the Group of Seven
  • Laura Muntz Lyall (1860–1930) - impressionist painter
  • John Goodwin Lyman (1886–1967)

M

  • J. E. H. MacDonald (1873–1932) - painter and member of the Group of Seven
  • Jean Marois ( - ) - French-Canadian painter and writer
  • Arthur N. Martin (1889–1961) - painter
  • Doris McCarthy (1910– ) - artist specializing in abstracted landscapes
  • Ray Mead (1921–1998) - member of Painters Eleven
  • Kenneth G. Mills (1923–2004) - painter
  • David Milne (1882–1953) - painter, printmaker, and writer
  • Lisa Milroy (1959- ), painter especially of everyday items
  • Guido Molinari (1933–2004) - abstract painter
  • James Wilson Morrice (1865–1924) - landscape painter
  • Thomas Mower Martin (1838–1934) - landscape painter
  • Kathleen Munn (1887–1974) - painter

N

  • Guity Novin (1944– ) - Iranian-Canadian figurative painter

O

  • Kim Ondaatje (1928– ) - painter, photographer, and documentary filmmaker
  • Toni Onley (1928–2004) - landscape painter
  • Henry Orenstein ( - ), artist specializing in easel paintings, murals and set design

P

  • Sophie Pemberton (1869–1959) - painter
  • Joseph Plaskett (1918– ) - painter of interiors, still lifes, and portraits
  • Christopher Pratt (1935– ) - painter and flag designer
  • Mary Pratt (1935– ) - painter specializing in still life paintings
  • Jon Pylypchuk (1972- ), painter and sculptor

R

  • Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923–2002), painter and sculptor from Quebec
  • Goodridge Roberts (1904–1974), painter of landscapes, unassuming still-lifes and interiors
  • Danièle Rochon (1946- ), painter from Quebec
  • Trisha Romance (1951- ), painter in Ontario
  • William Ronald (1926–1998), abstract painter

S

  • Anne Savage (1896–1971) - painter, art teacher, and member of the Beaver Hall Group
  • Jacques Schyrgens (1923- ), Belgian-Canadian painter of watercolors and illustrator
  • Marian Dale Scott (1906–1993), painter
  • Jack Shadbolt (1909– ) - painter, war artist, and teacher
  • Henrietta Shore (1880–1963) - painter
  • Claude A. Simard (1943- ), painter of garden scenes, landscapes, still lives and the human figure
  • Edith Smith (1867–1954) - painter and teacher
  • Freda Pemberton Smith (1902–1991), painter
  • Gordon A. Smith (Gordon Smith) (1919– ) - painter, printmaker, sculptor, and teacher
  • Lewis Smith (1871–1926)
  • David G. Sorensen (1937–2011) painter

T

  • Daniel Taylor (1955– ) - painter of realism portraits and wildlife art
  • Tom Thomson (1877–1917) - artist and mentor of the Group of Seven
  • Gentile Tondino (1923–2001) artist and educator taught with Arthur Lismer
  • Tristan tondino (1961-)
  • Fernand Toupin (1930- ) - Quebec abstractionist and member of Les Plasticiens

V

  • François Vaillancourt (1967- ), painter and art director
  • Frederick Varley (1881–1969) - painter, war artist, and member of the Group of Seven
  • Jessy Veilleux ( - ) - digital matte artist, digital matte painter and concept artist
  • James Verbicky (1973 - ) - Mixed media / abstract artist.

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