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John Dann was born in Montreal in 1951.  At age fourteen he had decided on a career in art.  He left school at the age of sixteen and attended the Montreal Museum School of Art.  At age eighteen he traveled to Italy where he briefly attended the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Carrara, before leaving the school to work in foundries and marble ateliers.  He worked with the artist, Gonzalo Fonseca, for two years in both Italy and New York.

John returned to Montreal in 1973 and the following year was married.  Between 1973 and 1984 he undertook numerous sculptured portraits of prominent Canadians, including John Diefenbaker, Dr. Wilder Penfield,  Lester Pearson and Glenn Gould, as well as the bronze statue of Sir John A. Macdonald that was later installed in front of City Hall in Victoria BC.  In 1982 the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria organized an exhibition of his sculpture to coincide with the unveiling of the Macdonald sculpture.

In 1985  Dann moved to Massachusetts, a time that saw his sculpture became increasingly abstract. When he returned to Canada in 2008 there was again a demarcation that saw painting and colour become a more important element in his work.  




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John Dann - Cordova I - click for larger image

Cordova I
60 x 48 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$5,000
John Dann - Cordova II - click for larger image

Cordova II
28 x 36 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$2,900
John Dann - Cordova III - click for larger image

Cordova III
60 x 60 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$6,000
John Dann - Cordova IV - click for larger image

Cordova IV
60 x 60 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$6,000
John Dann - Cordova V - click for larger image

Cordova V
22 x 23.75 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$2,000
John Dann - Cordova VI - click for larger image

Cordova VI
60 x 57 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$6,000
John Dann - Cordova VII - click for larger image

Cordova VII
60 x 36 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$4,000
John Dann - Cordova VIII - click for larger image

Cordova VIII
28.5 x 32 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
Sold
John Dann - Cordova IX - click for larger image

Cordova IX
32 x 31.5 x 3.75 Inches 
acrylic on aluminum
$4,000
wall-mounted sculpture
John Dann - Cordova XI - click for larger image

Cordova XI
32.25 x 31.75 x 3.75 Inches 
acrylic on aluminum
$4,000
wall-mounted sculpture
John Dann - Cordova XII - click for larger image

Cordova XII
45 x 52 Inches 
Acrylic on Stainless Steel
$6,000
wall-mounted sculpture
John Dann - Contiguous Sword and Sky - click for larger image

Contiguous Sword and Sky
60 x 60 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$6,000
John Dann - Untitled Colour - click for larger image

Untitled Colour
60 x 60 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$6,000
John Dann - Blue Squiggle - click for larger image

Blue Squiggle
35.75 x 53 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$3,900
John Dann - Untitled (601.6) - click for larger image

Untitled (601.6)
12 x 12 Inches 
acrylic on board
$1,200
John Dann - Untitled (601.7) - click for larger image

Untitled (601.7)
12 x 12 Inches 
acrylic on board
$1,200
John Dann - Untitled (601.8) - click for larger image

Untitled (601.8)
12 x 12 Inches 
acrylic on board
$1,200
John Dann - Untitled (601.9) - click for larger image

Untitled (601.9)
12 x 12 Inches 
acrylic on board
$1,200
John Dann - Untitled (594.2) - click for larger image

Untitled (594.2)
24 x 24 Inches 
acrylic on canvas
$3,000
John Dann - Arbutus I - click for larger image

Arbutus I
60 x 60 Inches 
oil on baltic birch
$6,000
John Dann - Arbutus II - click for larger image

Arbutus II
60 x 60 Inches 
acrylic on baltic birch
$6,000
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