Franklin Carmichael, 1890 – 1945
Born in Orillia, Ontario, Canadian artist Franklin Carmichael moved to Toronto in 1911. He attended the Ontario College of Art, where he studied under William Cruikshank, as well as with G.A. Reid at the Toronto Central Technical School. In 1911, he was an apprentice at Grip Engraving where he met Tom Thomson, Arthur Lismer, J. E. H. MacDonald, Frederick Varley and others, sketching with them on weekends and holidays.