Canadian Artist 1925 - 2018

News story on Evergreen Brick Works exhibition

published October 22, 2014

Weir’s work on display in Toronto centre

Parry Sound North Star

by Sarah Bissonette


325 Farr Drive

Haileybury, Ontario

P0J 1K0


Artist Talk

Sunday November 16

1 - 3 p.m.

Bill Shookhoff - piano, Brenda Muller - cello

Exhibition Posters Evergreen Brick Works

Portrait of Bert Weir by John Hartman on exhibit

John Hartman

Georgian Bay: Portraits from the Shoreline

October 16-November 8, 2014


451  King Street West Toronto Ontario

Artist. Teacher. Father
by Jack Tyman
Photography by 
Cody Storm Cooper

Sideroads of Parry Sound & Area
Fall 2008 Edition

link to full articleCoryStormCooper.htmlshapeimage_12_link_0

Owl Lake Reflections, 1976, oil on canvas, 274.5 cm x 213.5 cm


Bert Weir and John Inglis opening night Evergreen Brick Works November 2014

210 Bear Street

Banff, Alberta, Canada

T: 403.762.2214, toll-free at 1.866.859.2220.




Bert Weir: Alberta Mountains, 2002, pulled 2011, woodblock on paper, 9x6.5 inches.  

An alumni from the Ontario College of Art & Design, he graduated in 1952, Bert Weir has spent a lifetime exploring the Parry Sound area of Ontario, as well as the mountains of Alberta.  These woodcuts, shown with their blocks, are interpretations of some of Canada's more striking landscapes.

Historic Works on Display

Installation view of exhibition in the McKellar Council Chambers showing a selection of Historic Works painted by Bert Weir of 1950’s McKellar scenes.

June 17 - September 17, 2017

Sponsored by the McKellar Historic Committee

Bert Weir's 'Golden Rod Wave.' (supplied by the Art Gallery of Sudbury)

Memories of northern Ontario artist Bert Weir

Apr 3, 2018

An artist who dedicated his life to painting the northern landscape is being remembered fondly in Sudbury.

Bert Weir, who was based in Parry Sound, died recently at the age of 92. The curator at the Art Gallery of Sudbury Demetra Christakos says his paintings of the bush just shimmer.

She spoke about Bert Weir with the CBC's Kate Rutherford.

5.17 minutes


North Bay art community mourns artist

 By Alex Landon Richardson / Special to The Nugget

Saturday, March 31, 2018 11:43:15 EDT AM

Spider Lake Carry, Bert Weir collection # 6, WKP Kennedy Gallery permanent collection. Supplied

North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit, North Bay Ontario

October Night  1976

oil on canvas, H213cm. L2.66 meters, diptych

on loan from the collection of WKP Kennedy Gallery

photo: Lisa Logan

Ardeleana Chamber Music Society


Bert Weir Memorial Music Commissioning Award

“The Bert Award”

An annual Music Commissioning Annual Award to be given in honour of the Canadian Artist Bert Weir. The award will be given to a Canadian Composer to compose a piece of music to a work of art by a Parry Sound Artist.

The work should be 7 to 15 minutes long (unless other arrangements are made with the Society) and be playable by a community string orchestra in honour of Bert’s lifelong commitment to the creative community of the people of the Parry Sound area.


Wolf Cry Night, 1977, oil on canvas,

Installation Private Collection

Three oil on canvas

Painted Summer 1978 and Spring 1979