Murray has a love for the generous qualities with which oil paints enrich us. He works plein air or in his Georgian Bay studio and uses the finest paints applied to canvas, linen, and wood panel.
A visual artists for over 45 years, Murray started his career as a large-format commercial photographer. He has worked as a photojournalist, portrait photographer, magazine editor, writer and real estate broker. He is now fully dedicated to painting in oil.
Murray's home and studio is in Victoria Harbour, Ontario, Canada.
Murray Van Halem: Paintings in Oil runs from September 1 - 30, 2014.