William Ronald, a student of Jock Macdonald and Hans Hofmann, is an acclaimed Canadian abstract artist from Stratford, Ontario, and founder of the Painters Eleven (Toronto, 1953). Painters Eleven was a group of Canadian avant-garde abstract painters that helped to establish Modern art in Canada. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.


  • Hallmark Art Award, New York, NY, 1952
  • I.O.D.E. Scholarship, Canada, 1951
  • National Award, Canadian Section, International Guggenheim Awards, 1956
  • Second Biennial Exhibition of Canadian Painting, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1957

Museums & Art Galleries

  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Penna.
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal
  • Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, New York
  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore
  • Whitney Museum, New York

Our Current Inventory

La Parete proudly owns the largest selection of paintings in the world by this renowned member of the Painters Eleven.