Raymond Whyte ((American/Canadian, 1923 – 2002) “Check Mate”
Oil on Board 20in x 24in
Known for his trompe l’oeil, still life and portrait paintings, Whyte uses his technique, craftsmanship and color choices to create a mixture of realism and mysticism giving many of his works a dimension of eternity.
Public & High School in New York City; Awarded citywide scholarship to Art Students League, New York City.
Served in US Army Signal Corp and the Royal Canadian Air Force as Navigator.
University of Toronto, 7 years, studying with Kunyoshi, Bouche, Brackman, Dumond, Vytlacil, Barnet. and Edwin Dickinson. at the Students Art League in NYC.
Continued studies in France, England, Italy, Spain, Japan, China, Egypt, Netherlands, etc.