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Neil Boyle (1931-2006)

Neil Boyle of Fort Maclead, Alberta, Canada, first studied at Banff School of Fine Arts. He continued his studies at Chouinard and Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles.

He is a successful illustrator, having done work for many major publications and corporations such as The Ford Motor Company, Rand Corporation, Reader's Digest and Cosmopolitan.

Boyle has awards from the Society of Illustrators in New York, Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Art Directors Club.

Four of his works were chosen by the U.S. Postal Service for the commemorative Bicentennial stamp series "Contributors to the Cause", and over forty of his works have been chosen for the U.S. Air Force historical exhibits in the Smithsonian and the Pentagon and in their traveling shows.

Neil Boyle has taught at Chouinard Institute, Art Center School of Design, California State University Long Beach, and California State University Northridge.

A partial list of Boyle collectors include ABC Television, Atlantic Richfield, Chrysler Corporation, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Ford Motor Company, Franklin Mint, Gardner Ranch in Santa Barbara, Golden West Broadcasting, Good Housekeeping, IBM, La Costa Spa, Ladies Home Journal, Melissa Manchester, NASA, Saturday Evening Post, Willie Shoemaker, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios, Capital Records, RCA, and many others.

His recent awards include an "Award of Excellence" from the Oil Painters of America, the coveted Alan Wylie award from the Federation of Canadian Artists' Faces & Figures, third place in the figurative Painting in the California Art Club's Gold Medal Show, and Artists' Choice Award at the 1997 and 1998 Southwest Art in the Wine Country Show.

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"Did You Hear the One About the Archbishop, the Midget, and the Chorus Girl"
16" x 12" - Oil - $1,800.

"Denman Island Boat"
12" x 16" - Oil - $1,500.

"He Was Doing Her Wrong"
20" x 16" - Oil - $2,400.

"In the Grape Arbour"
20" x 16" - Oil - $2,400.

"Show Time!"
20" x 16" - Oil - $2,400.

"The Jolly Publican"
16" x 12" - Oil - $1,800.

"The Patriarch"
20" x 16" - Oil - $2,000.

""The Madam"
12" x 16" - Oil - $1,800.

"Windy Day at the Beach"
20" x 16" - Oil - $1,800.

"One Eye On the Cash Register and the Other On the Free Lunch"
20" x 16" - Oil - $2,500.

"The Caberet"
12" x 16" - Oil - $1,800.

"Yet Another Soiled Dove"
20" x 16" - Oil - $2,200.

"Dirge Cadence"
24 x 30 Oil - $4,000.


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