Title: Bird Romance
Artist: JWG (Jock) MacDonald
Born: 31 March 1897, Thurso, Scotland
Died: 3 December 1960, Toronto, Canada
James William Galloway MacDonald, known as Jock, was a member of the Painters Eleven with the ambition of promoting abstract art in Canada. MacDonald was a trailblazer of Canadian art throughout the 1930s to 1960. He was the first abstract painter to exhibit in Vancouver and championed Canadian avant-garde artists globally throughout his life.