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William Pura

Stonewall, Manitoba
[Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1948]


William Pura received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba followed by a Master's of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University in the U.S. He subsequently returned to Manitoba where he has taught Printmaking, Drawing and Painting at the University of Manitoba School of Art.

Pura has exhibited widely in Canada and internationally. Locally he has had solo exhibitions at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Centennial Concert Hall as well as private galleries such as the Thomas Gallery, and the Uptown Gallery. He has been included in many international exhibitions in centres such as Chicago, Illinois; El Paso, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; Indianapolis, Indiana; Rockford, Illinois; cities throughout Australia; Maastricht, Holland; and Kiev, Ukraine. His work is part of many corporate and private collections in both Canada and the United States.

William Pura is represented by the Ken Segal Gallery in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


The CCCA Winnipeg Artists Project was generously supported by the Winnipeg Foundation.


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