Marion Long

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Marion Long
Marion Long self portrait.jpg
Self portrait
Born1882 (1882)
Died1970 (aged 87–88)
Toronto, Ontario
EducationOntario College of Art and Design, Art Students League of New York
Known forPainting
MovementRealism and Impressionism

Marion Long RCA, OSA, HC, OIP (1882 – 1970)[1] was a Canadian born artist, elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1922. She was a highly commissioned artist and often painted military portraits.[2]


Long studied at OCAD University (then known as Ontario College of Art and Design), privately with Laura Muntz Lyall and Charles Hawthorne.[2] In New York she studied at the Art Students League from 1907-1908 with Robert Henri, William Merritt Chase, and Kenneth Hayes Miller.[2]


  • Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Associate, 1922; Academician, 1933
  • Ontario Society of Artists, 1916
  • Ontario Institute of Painters
  • Heliconian Club, President, 1919


Long opened her own studio in Toronto in 1913. She eventually joined Studio One. In 1933 she was elected as a full member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.[3]


  1. ^ "Marion Long (1882 - 1970)". AskART. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Long, Marion". Canadian Women Artists History Initiative. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  3. ^ Farr, Dorothy; Luckyj, Natalie (1975). From Women's Eyes: Women Painters in Canada. Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre. p. 42.

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