A member of the Royal Canadian Academy and the Canadian Society of Artists, Thomas Chatfield (1921-1999) exhibited extensively throughout Canada, including at the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Waterloo University. In 1969 he was the recipient of the artist’s choice award at the Canadian National Exhibition.
He was born in Toronto in 1921 and attended the Ontario Collage of Art. Chatfield is known for his vigorously painted Canadian landscapes. He has had more than 30 one-man shows across Canada in galleries such as the Scottish Gallery, Sobot Gallery, Shaw-Rimmington Gallery, the Upper Canada Country Club and Arcade Gallery. His work was also shown in the United States and at a major exhibition at Canada House in London, England. For many years Chatfield was represented by McLaren Barne Gallery in Oakville