Robert Youds

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Robert Youds (1954) is a Canadian artist based in Victoria, British Columbia.


Youds was born in 1954 in Burnaby, British Columbia.[1][2] He holds an MFA from York University and a BFA from the University of Victoria.[3][4]


Youds' solo exhibitions include:

  • Jesus Green Tofino Sunset at Diaz Contemporary in Toronto
  • beautifulbeautiful artificial field at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  • small artificial fields, at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery.

Selected group shows include:


Youd's work is included in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada[2] and the Vancouver Art Gallery.[6]


  1. ^ Roald Nasgaard (2008). Abstract Painting in Canada. Douglas & McIntyre. pp. 361–. ISBN 978-1-55365-394-3. 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Youds 1954 -". National Gallery of Canada. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Commonwealth Universities Yearbook. Association of Commonwealth Universities. 1994. ISBN 978-0-85143-063-8. 
  4. ^ "Artist Talk with Robert Youds". Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Shape of Colour Excursions in Colour Field Art, 1950-2005". Art Gallery of Ontario. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Out of Sight: New Acquisitions". Vancouver Art Gallery. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 

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