Maurice Richard Libby — Artist Biography
Maurice Richard Libby was born in Vancouver, but raised in Saskatchewan. He started his art education at the age of 10, when he received a Jon Nagy Learn to Draw kit as a Christmas present. He studied briefly with Joan Rankin, well known Saskatchewan painter.
After graduating from High School, he studied Fine Arts at the University of Victoria, and the University of Saskatchewan. His teachers included Otto Rogers and Peter Kahn.
After spending a number of years in Toronto, playing in a number of bands, studying Martial Arts, and anthropology, among other things, he studied for a year with John Michael Angel.
His works are in a number of collections, both private and Institutional in Canada, Ireland and Australia.
1989 solo show at Bersani and Carlevale, Toronto.
1990 solo snow at Silver Dollar Saloon, Toronto.
1991 painted exterior mural Paul's Place restaurant.
1992 group show Roundup '92, Toronto
1993 group show Canadian Society for drawing and printmaking, Toronto.
1994 solo show Peartree restaurant, Toronto.
1995 solo show Food to Go Restaurant, Toronto
2000 group show: Riverworks, Toronto.