Barbara McGivern

Canadian (1950 - 2019)

Barbara McGivern was a Canadian painter.
Based on records, Barbara McGivern's estimated art value is C$2,000 (*)

Barbara McGivern's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$100 - C$5,000, or even much higher.

From records, the highest price paid at auction for an acrylic painting work attributed to Barbara McGivern (1950-2019) was C$4,560 - paid for "Council Time" at Cowley Abbott in Toronto on Tue, Mar 21, 2023. has 37 auction art sale records for their acrylic painting results, with prices in the range of C$100 to C$5,000.

Cowley Abbott Auction House Biography and Notes

Barbara McGivern was a contemporary Toronto artist born in 1945. After working at Columbia Pictures Television for several years, she decided to take up painting in 1981. Three years later, she enrolled at the Ontario College of Art and Design, studying under acclaimed Canadian artists including Graham Coughtry. McGivern graduated in 1988 in Experimental Arts. She was inspired by her teachers, her immediate surroundings and her travels. During a 1992 trip to Europe, she was enthralled by exhibitions of Henri Matisse, Fernando Botero and the French Impressionists. She experimented with many styles and subjects, from abstraction to still lifes to urban scenes. Throughout her career, McGivern was represented by galleries in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton as well as Dubai, Zurich, Berlin, London, Paris and Madrid.

(*) Value is calculated as an average of the top acrylic painting sale records from database.
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