Gransow, Helmut

Helmut Gransow

Helmut Gransow was born in 1921 in  Germany died in 2012 in Montreal.  He trained as a painter with Max Kraus at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin, and studied design and painting at Stuttgart’s Werkschule Merz, and  the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, where his professors include Wilhelm Schnarrenberger and Otto Leible.

Helmut Gransow was born in 1921 in  Germany.  He trained as a painter with Max Kraus at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin, and studied design and painting at Stuttgart’s Werkschule Merz, and  the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, where his professors include Wilhelm Schnarrenberger and Otto Leible.

In 1949, Gransow emigrates to Canada, and settles the following year in the Laurentians, where his still lives and continues to create.  Gransow has traveled extensively and painted in Canada, the U.S.A., Mexico, Germany, France, Yugoslavia, Portugal and Nigeria.

Gransow  received the painting award of the Québec Exposition Provinciale (1958), the Art Gallery of Hamilton Purchase Award and an Honorable Mention at the Fourth Winnipeg show (1959). He also became a member elect of the Society of Canadian Painters, etchers and Engravers (C.P.E.) in 1955,  the Canadian Society of Graphic Arts (S.G.A.) in 1961, and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (R.C.A.) in 1983.

Gransow worked with Aquarelle, Acrylic, Monotype, Serigraphy, Lithography, Oil, and Pastels.

Gransow  received the painting award of the Québec Exposition Provinciale (1958), the Art Gallery of Hamilton Purchase Award and an Honorable Mention at the Fourth Winnipeg show (1959). He also became a member elect of the Society of Canadian Painters, etchers and Engravers (C.P.E.) in 1955,  the Canadian Society of Graphic Arts (S.G.A.) in 1961, and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (R.C.A.) in 1983.

Helmut Gransow artist, la corniche art gallery

Gransow worked with Aquarelle, Acrylic, Monotype, Serigraphy, Lithography, Oil, and Pastels.