International Artist Day - October 25 Inaugurated 2004

Although art is generally thought to encompass painting, sculpture, writing and music, in fact art in some form or another impacts on us all on a daily basis.  Artists have the privilege of bringing the timeless dimension of beauty and grace to humanity.  Centuries of our human condition have been chronicled and depicted by artists.  Our major galleries are filled to overflowing and yet the artist remains an enigma.


October 25,  International Artist Day, is to honor the contribution artists have and are making to society.  Use this day as the opportunity to take an artist to lunch, buy that painting that's been haunting you for months, visit a gallery,  go to the symphony or participate in something creative that is “outside the box” of your day to day life.

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Chris MacClure

Artist & Founder


Chris, a Canadian Romantic Realist Artist in White Rock, BC, is always looking for that authentic gesture or moment in everything. His paintings are an expression of his "Romantic Realist" view of life, not crafty nor painterly.


Chris started I.A.D. to have a special day, held every Oct 25th, for the world to recognize and celebrate all the contributions artists have given to society.

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