Greg Hindle is an honours graduate of the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. He was awarded an assistantship for a graduate year of study in Florence, Italy, where he attended classes at the Accademia di Belle Arti and the British Institute of Florence. He joined the faculty of the Ontario College of Art in 1980, where he taught drawing and painting for over 25 years. He has also taught for many arts organizations, including the Etobicoke Art Group, Humber Valley Art Group, Visual Arts Mississauga, Willowdale Art Group, Markham Art Group, Orangeville Art Group, Waterloo Community Art Centre and the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg. As an Artist-in-Residence with Muskoka Chautauqua, he led plein air painting workshops and mural painting workshops. He has led painting excursions along the French River, Hudson Valley, New York and Tuscany. Greg is Artist-in-Residence at the Gibson Cultural Centre in Alliston, Ontario, where he paints and provides advice and mentoring to developing artists. Greg’s artwork is included in Canadian and international collections. He has been featured in Canadian and US publications and in a coffee table book titled An Artist’s and Photographer’s Guide to Wild Ontario, published by Boston Mills Press.
In the Studio
Painting 'en plein air' - French River

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Gibson Cultural Centre Artist-in-Residence - Life Drawing and Open Studio painting programs
  • Painting as a Visual Language - Visual art programs in Ontario school classrooms, funded through annual grants from the Ontario Arts Council
  • Private classes and art workshops
  • Muskoka Chautauqua 
    • Summer Artist-In-Residence, 'plein air' painting and mural painting workshops
  • Ontario College of Art & Design  
    Drawing & Painting Faculty, 1980-2006
    • Landscape Drawing
    • Introduction to Figure Drawing
    • Introduction to Figure Painting
    • Introduction to Painting: Observational
    • Intermediate Painting
    • Portrait Painting
    • Watercolour
    • Media
    • Image Composition Fundamentals
  • Past Workshops in Drawing and Painting:  
    • Gibson Centre for Community, Arts & Culture, Alliston
    • Arbutis Grace Private Studio, Inglewood      
    • Orangeville Art Group     
    • Waterloo Community Art Centre         
    • Lodge at Pine Cove, French River - summer 'plein air' painting retreats
    • Georgian Bay School of the Arts, Collingwood 
    • Etobicoke Art Group, Neilson Park Creative Centre  
    • South Simcoe Public & Separate Elementary schools
    • Toronto Public & Separate School Boards - Visual arts workshops for elementary and secondary school art teachers
    • McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg - Watercolour and acrylic painting workshops
    • Willowdale Art Group, Mississauga     
    • Visual Arts Mississauga 
    • Humber Valley Art Group     

Selected Exhibitions:

2016      Artist-in-Residence exhibition – Muskoka Place Gallery, Port Carling, ON
2013      Fool's Paradise, two-person exhibition – The Bartlett Gallery, Alton, ON
2012      Elements, solo exhibition – Campus Gallery, Georgian College, Barrie, ON
2009      Earth Matters, group exhibition – Gibson Cultural Centre, Alliston, ON
2008      On the Wild Side, solo exhibition – Muskoka Place Gallery, Port Carling, ON
2007      Touchstones, solo exhibition – Gibson Cultural Centre, Alliston, ON
2000      Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON - OCAD Faculty group exhibition
1999      Canadian Spaces, group exhibition – North American Centre of Oriental Arts, Markham, ON
1995      Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, ON - OCA Faculty group exhibition
1994      Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, ON - OCA Faculty group exhibition
1984      Effigy group exhibition – Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON
1982      Erindale College Gallery, Mississauga, ON
1981      Trinity College Gallery, Port Hope, ON
1981      Mohawk Gallery, Hamilton, ON


  • Rogers TV Action 60 – Gibson Centre feature, interview as Artist-in-Residence, 2016
  • Rogers TV Simcoe Living – Guest artist on Season 7: Episode 4, 2010
  • Sideroads of South Simcoe, published by Metroland Media – Artist Profile, Winter 2008 edition
  • “Wild Art - A Guide for the Creative Spirit” Coffee-table book by Craig Thompson, photography by Rob Stimpson; Boston Mills Press, 2006.
    • Included a colour reproduction of the painting “Should Have Portaged”
  • “A Brush with Nature” article by Cathy Bennett, article published in Ontario Travel Discoveries, Summer 2005
  • “Canada as Your Canvas” by Debbie Harmsen, Car & Travel, New York, April 2005