Sue and Jim Waddington

Retired Physics Professor & Artist

In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven


Sue and Jim have been on a quest to locate the places that inspired the Group of Seven painters and Tom Thomson. They particularly like to search for sites that can only be reached by canoe and on foot.

Sue is an artist and retired nurse, while Jim is a retired physics professor from McMaster University (he has no artistic talent at all!).

Their talk will compare photographs of some of the 700 painting sites they have found with the corresponding artwork. They will discuss how they find the painting sites and what they have learned about the painters.


Sue and Jim Waddington - In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven

In their retirement, the Jim and Sue Waddintons trekked the Canadian landscape to find over 700 of...