Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 1900. Died in the same town in 1965. When she was nine, Marion Bond began to study drawing and watercolour. A few years later, she entered the Nova Scotia College of Art and then spent two summers at the Art Students’ League in New York before studying at the Columbia University Teacher’s College, where she earned a master of arts degree. Her work was influenced by many artists, like Stanley Royle, George Bridgman and Raymond Neilson, in addition to Marjorie Tozer, with whom she drew. In addition to some of her abstract work, Marion Bond is known for her realistic portraits and landscapes.

Grain Elevators, Halifax - circa 1930. oil on canvas. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
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