Montreal's old Ecole des Beaux Arts
Where Tony took some of his first art-related studies.
"Executive members of Junior Associates" - Montreal Museum of
Fine Arts Strawberries and Champagne Romanoff Event at the Ritz-Carlton.
Montreal "Gazette" Photo 1974
The young art teacher
Stephen Leacock Collegiate 1982
Tony Batten, Exhibition Chairperson at a CSPWC Gala Exhibition
in Toronto's O'Keefe Centre.
Left - Right: Tony, Sheila Ogilvie, Osvald Timmas and war-artist
Will Ogilvie. 1982
Julius & Mrs. Griffith, Tony, A. J. Casson, Barbara Roe Hicklin
& Ann McIntosh Duff.
CSPWC Members Exhibition - O'Keefe Centre. The
Diamond Jubilee Committee, 1985
The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour.
John B. Aird, Lt. Gov of Ontario, Wil Ogilvie, Julius Griffith,
Cynthia Kemerer and Anthony J. Batten. 1987
The Whitten Gallery in King City setting up an early solo exhibition.
Presentation by Art Eggleton, Mayor of Toronto, of a watercolour
by Anthony J. Batten C.S.P.W.C. to their Royal Highnesses, The
Duke and Duchess of York, during their first official state
visit to Metropolitan Toronto. 1988
Tony was the official Graphic Artist for the The Ballet Ball.
At the annual general meeting of the CSPWC.
Tony, president with former president, Doris McCarthy.
A CSPWC "New Members Evening" at Tony's home. Past presidents
include John Bennett, Doris McCarthy, Rudi Stussi & Marg Squire.
Jurying Day for the CSPWC Royal Collection Project, Trinity
Left to Right: Diana Jervis-Reed (cultural attache Canada House,
London) with Bill Sherman, Mary Ann Ludlam, Ray Cattell and
Shirley Barrie (CSPWC Administrator), Tony, in the back, co-ordinated
the project. 2000
The Honorable Hilary Weston, the Lt. Gov. of Ontario and Tony
at the 75th anniversary of the CSPWC. October,
O'Connor Gallery Booth, Toronto International Art Show.
CSPWC artists at Canada House, London, for presentation of Phase
2 of the Royal Collection Project to Prince Charles.
The High Commissioner, The Prince of Wales, Neville Clarke Pres.
CSPWC and Tony at Canada House, London. 2001
Prince Charles, Tony, Mrs. Kinsman and Jeremy Kinsman the High
Commissioner share a joke at Canada House! 2001
Tony delivering the address at Canada House. HRH Prince Charles
is on the right. December
Prince Charles' guests leaving Highgrove to return to London.
LtoR: E.J. Hneter, Diana Jervis-Reed, Linda Kemp, Neville Clarke,
Ruth Sawatsky, Wendy Hoffman, Vivien Thierfelder, Tony Batten,
Ross Munk. Photo by Jean Pederson 2002
Receiving the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, from the Secretary
of State, Honorable Dr. Carolyn Bennet. 2002
Recipients of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, Tony with famed
contralto Maureen Forrester. 2003
Tony, Chair of the National Ballet's art committee, 2002-2005,
with artistic director, Karen Kain. October
Tony jurying a show for the East Central Ontario Art Association.
Major 4 person show at the John B. Aird gallery. From left to
right: Kim Atkins, Maurice Snelgrove, Heidi Burkhardt and Tony
The guys cleaning up the formal garden at The English Convent
in Bruges, Belgium. This was "home base" for a two week painting
The English Convent in Bruges, Belgium. Tony shows some of his
sketches to a few of the "host" nuns. 2005
Tony and his committee hang the final National Ballet Invitational
Art Show at the Hummingbird Centre. 2005
Tony Batten conducting a workshop at The Toronto Watercolour
Tony on Beechey Island, Nunavut, Canadian Arctic.
The group of artists who went on the 2006 Arctic trip.
LT-Governor of Alberta Norman Kwong with his wife and the CSPWC
Executive Members at Calgary's National Watercolour Symposium.
Registration Day at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Tony on the desk for his classes in watercolour techniques.
On a "North of Superior" painting trip. 2008
Tony with Heidi Burkhardt and Maurice Snelgrove on the shore
of Lake Superior. 2008
Tony on a painting trip to Newfoundland.
Past Events 1966 - 2008
Anthony J. Batten
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