About Clyde D. Finlay


cropped-23585_381948799730_4507611_n-1.jpgClyde Finlay is an International Artist who was born, raised and currently lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. After retiring from a long career in the Justice Department I graduated in Fine Arts. I enjoyed participating with passion in education, art workshops, art camps and art presentations in different capacities through art organizations at an international level and teaching.

With various mediums and art styles, I have been able to exhibit in Canada, the United States and Europe.  Additionally I have also had the pleasure of featured articles about my art in local periodicals such as the Winnipeg Free Press. Examples include:

  • Thursday, August 26, 2004, ” Life and Arts”,
  • September, 2004,  Preview: ” Best Foot Forward “;
  • Feature ” The work of Outworks Gallery Artists ” ;
  • Preview, The Opening of ” Blind Gestures ” a Solo Show

Addition to the above are numerous news clips in:

  • “Winnipeg Free Press”
  • “The Where Magazine”
  • “The Uniter” at the University of Winnipeg
  • “The Manitoban” at the University of Manitoba
  • “Up Town Magazine”
  • “Style Magazine”

I have been invited and participated in numerous on-line interviews:

  • “Slam ” by Terri Loyd
  • “Manhattan Magazine”
  • “Art Coach Blog” by Renee Phillips of Manhattan Magazine, New York

With being a local artist in Winnipeg, I have been approached, given the opportunity to speak about my art in the community and abroad. I have been requested to appear on a number of local television programs including:

  • “The Good Morning Show”, Global Television
  • Shaw Cable Television with Jeremy Valance, T.V. Producer

I have participated in various studies and research that has importance that include excursions with the University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Brooklyn, New York ( Cartographies ), Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, Los Angeles, across Canada and Europe.

“Capture the experience, the passion and the rhapsody of intrigue in art.”