Arthur Lloy (1929-1986) was born in Halifax and painted 30 years, until his death in a car accident while on route to a solo-exhibition in 1986. He trained at the Nova Scotia College of Art. An extraordinarily talented painter of his native environment he was an expressionist that mirrored the group of seven and French impressionist. He exhibited in Halifax, Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, Guelph, Calgary, and Montreal. His work is in permanent collections of the province of Nova Scotia, the Art Bank of Nova Scotia and Acadia and Dalhousie Universities, as well as numerous private collections throughout Canada, the United States, England, Australia, and Spain.