in Toronto, Lanny now resides in the picturesque fishing village
of Port Dover, Ontario.
original business career directed him toward the corporate
world where he achieved highly measurable success in several
executive capacities with major Canadian companies. Tiring
of the business environment, in 1980 he began to take his
potential art career far more seriously. He commenced painting
full time in 1982.
a short period of time he has once again achieved highly measurable
success. Lanny's paintings now hang in private collections
throughout Canada, many parts of the United States and much
of Europe, South Africa, Mexico, all of the U.K. Brazil, Jamaica,
Australia and Israel.
is a self taught artist who has experimented in every medium,
including sculpture and silk screen printing, but now concentrates
his efforts in oils, watercolours and acrylics, and in that
order of preference. He explains that "alternating within
three media is both a challenge and a pleasure." Although
he is highly recognized for his superb renderings of the human
figure he paints any subject from life that appeals to him.
His realistic style, with a touch of impressionism, tends
to tell a story about the subject itself.
reputation as a Canadian artist of considerable and varied
skill continues to grow.
Excerpt from the Toronto Star. -