Don Proch

Don Proch

PROCH, Don (b. 1944)

Winnipeg artist, Don Proch was born in Manitoba in 1944 and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba in 1966. He taught from 1967 to 1970 and then won a purchase award for his submission "Asessippi Tread" and formed the Opthalmia Company of Inglis, a collective setting that was inspirational to Proch as well as to other artists.

Don Proch has been recognized for his substantial contribution to multi-media art in Canada and has won awards including those from the Canada Council and the Manitoba Arts Council.

Proch’s work can be found in major collections throughout North America including the Richardson Foundation-Greenshields Collection in Winnipeg, Manitoba; the Mancy Collection in New York; the Bronfman Collection; Crown Life Insurance Company; the Winnipeg Art Gallery; the Art Gallery of Ontario; the National Gallery of Canada; the Canada Council Art Bank; the Glenbow Museum; the Province of Manitoba Art Collection as well the Musee d’art moderne de la ville de Paris in Paris, France as well as many others.

Archival Collections (Finding Aids in PDF format)

88-73 - Personal and Professional Papers. 1960-1980’s

2014-30 - Oversize Plans, Drawing, Paintings. 1955-1981