William McElcheran R.C.A.

Half Smiling Man, 1995

bronze, ed. 7 of 9
29.5x12.75x17 in.

Private collection, Quebec

Born in Hamilton, the promising young artist received a scholarship to study at the Ontario College of Art. In 1948, he graduated at the top of his class and was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal. During his early years as a woodworker, McElcheran focused on liturgical art as he began…