Shown is a selection of some of the paintings by Wim Blom
Wim Blom has exhibited internationally. His work is represented in public collections, such as the National Gallery of Canada
and the South African National Gallery, in numerous corporate collections and in private collections in Canada, France, Great
Britain, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland and the U.S.A.
B.A. Hons., M.A.(1951) University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; University of
Perugia, Italy; Studied painting, Florence, Italy; Studied graphic techniques, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Canada; Studied
lithography, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Instructor, Johannesburg Art School, Art Gallery of Ontario,
Toronto, Canada; Research curator, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and Editor of the Bulletin of the National Gallery of Canada; Curatorial
Administrator, National Gallery of Canada.
Author of a variety of exhibition catalogues, articles and historical studies in painting. Founding Editor of the semi-annual Bulletin - a scholarly
publication produced between 1963 and 1985. Sybille Pantazi, a librarian at the Art Gallery of Toronto, went as far as to describe the Bulletin as
“splendiferous” The first eight issues were edited by Wim.
1957 Dante Alighieri Gold Medal, Fine Arts Society of Florence, Italy
1979 Medalla de honor, XVII Salón de Primavera, Atenéo de Mahón, Spain
1982 Primo Premio, Certámen Internacional de Pintura, Mahón, Spain
1998 Fellowship, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Republic of Ireland
(†) Willem Adriaan Blom
22nd Feb.1927 - 18th Jan.2021
South African landscape 1945 (when Wim was 18 years old)
Fruit still life 1945 (when Wim was 18 years old)
District - painted in 1940, Wim was 13 years old
South African landscape 1946 (when Wim was 19 years old)