"The portrait you did of me was outstanding. Truly amazing work. To capture the character of the athletes you paint is an incredible talent. The works are thought provoking and demonstrate both the athleticism and stregthh of the subjects you chose. I was honoured to be a part of this project. Keep up the great work."
Olympian and Silver Medalist,
The Canadian Sport Heroes Collection is a series of large-scale acrylic portraits by Alberta artist Gordon Milne celebrating the achievements of remarkable Canadian Olympians. Currently comprised of 15 portraits, the Collection began in 2002 and was unveiled during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. The Collection can be seen in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
This ongoing collection of portraits has been achieved with the generous support of the Canadian Sport Centre Calgary, ARC Energy Trust, BMO Financial and Alberta Culture and will ensure a lasting tribute to our Canadian sport heroes.
The artist welcomes new corporations or individuals who are passionate about our Olympic legacy and who would like to become involved in expanding this remarkable Art Collection. To inquire about sponsorship please contact Gordon Milne.