Lee Thirlwall          Jack of all trades


Lee Thirlwall settled in Carleton Place in 2010 after forty years in Toronto, where he worked as a Technical Illustrator, Graphic Artist and high school teacher; Art, Technical Studies and Special Education.

In 1970 Lee graduated from Concordia University with a BFA in graphic design. He then worked in technical illustration and graphic design before taking a B.Ed. at the University of Toronto, in art and technical education. Additional studies were at York University and the Ontario College of Art and Design in history and art. He worked at Open Studio, a printmaking studio and is a member of The Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artist’s Guild. Lee has done graphic design and illustration for a variety of organizations, individuals and publications. Drawing, printmaking, painting, bookbinding, photography, woodworking and just making things are all enjoyable for Lee.

Lee says: “I do my art, seriously, for the fun of it. I am a “jack of all trades” and fairly good at a few.”

Lee can be contacted at:  [email protected]