Cleeve Horne Painting Artist

Arthur Edward Cleeve Horne, OC, O.Ont, RCA, OSA, SSC, CPA (January 9, 1912 – July 5, 1998) was a Canadian portrait painter and sculptor. Born in Jamaica, British West Indies, Horne, primarily a society painter, is thought to have painted over 400 portraits during his career ca.(1928–1991). His most notable subjects include Alexander Graham Bell, Claude Bissell, Bora Laskin, Pauline Mills McGibbon, Jeanne Sauvé and John Diefenbaker among many others. At college he met Jean Harris (a sculpture student); they later married and had three sons. He lived the majority of his life in Toronto, raising himself to the mid-upper ranks of society by wise marketing and excellent business skills. In Horne's early career, he wanted to become a portrait sculptor and studied under Dorothy Dick, a British sculptor, in 1927. Later he attended the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada 1931-1934 first studying sculpture under Emanuel Hahn but soon changing to portrait painting. He also studied portrait and landscape painting under John Russell 1934-1935. He was told by Emanuel Hahn, "A sculptor can never change his hand and become a painter.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 9th, 1912
Place of birth
Date of death
July 5th, 1998 at age of 86
Place of death
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Places lived
pop. 2,715,000 (2013)


1. OCAD University Colleges/University

OCAD University ( /ˈoʊkæd/ OH-kad; commonly referred as OCAD U or OCAD) is a public university, whose campus is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The school is within the Grange Park neighbourhood, and adjacent to the Art Gallery of Ontario. The school is Canada's largest and oldest educational institution for art and design. OCAD U offers courses through the Faculties of Art, Design, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and alternative programs. The enabling legislation is Ontario College of Art and Design University Act, 2002.

Type Public university
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100 McCaul Street, M5T 1W1 - Toronto, Ontario
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Begun Ended Other artists
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