John Climenhage

Oil painting of the Inverlea bridge at Parkhill Road in Peterborough, it is shown in the winter months, the bridge is reflected in the ice water beneath it

Inverlea Bridge – Winter, 2021, oil on panel


About the artist:

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John Climenhage lives and paints in Peterborough, Ontario. He has been painting, teaching, and exhibiting throughout Canada and the U.S. since 1989. His studio practice and en plein air landscapes experiment with post modern approaches to abstract space based on contemporary philosophy and quantum physics. 

His work has exhibited widely at public and private galleries across Ontario and is held in public and private collections around the world in countries as varied as Australia, Cuba, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Scotland, Spain, and the United States. Climenhage has taught art classes at Loyalist College, Prince of Wales Public School, and the Art Gallery of Peterborough.

Interior of John Climenhage’s studio, Climenhage is shown seated painting an abstract landscape on an easel, displayed on the wall behind him are more of his paintings

John Climenhage in his studio

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Oil Painting

183 Antrim Street, Peterborough


Miguel Hernandez Autorino, Why I Left, 2022, oil on canvas KAST 2022 Selections Exhibition

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Jul 9, 2022 to Oct 9, 2022

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Installation view of KAST Selections exhibition. From Left: Paul Nabuurs, Bronson Smith, David Hickey

Jane LowBeer, String Theory, 2015, monotype on paper, 22" x 28"

Selections: 36th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour Exhibition

Left: Leanne Baird, Forest Light, 2020, acrylic on canvas; Right: Victoria Wallace, Silhouette Series: #10, 12, 20, 21, 2019, encaustic, ink and oil pastel

Peer Christensen, Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Looking Up, 2017

Rowena Dykins, Lynn River, 2012

John Climenhage, Dynasty Series (1976), 2016, oil on panel

From / were / are

Apr 29, 2017 to Jun 25, 2017

Leanne Baird, Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour, 2016

Jenny Kastner, Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour, 2015

John Climenhage, Canoe Lake (Float)

Terre Sauvage: The Topology of Anamnesis

Nov 14, 2014 to Jan 18, 2015

Summer Hours: The gallery is OPEN daily, Monday to Sunday, from 11am - 5pm. Admission is FREE!

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