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Bob Stephenson

Bob Stephenson is a retired graphic artist and illustrator now working from his home in North Gower. He has recently illustrated the covers of two books by George Blackburn, The Guns of Normandy and The Guns of Victory. He demonstrated the artwork for these covers, and a number of other pictures at the North Gower Library in October, 1996.

In the 1950s, Bob worked at the Fairbairn Studio/Ardiel Advertising Agency in Ottawa. He started his own graphics business in 1965. He has done a number of book covers, illustrations, logos, posters and designs. He has designed posters for Swim Canada, the Ottawa YMCA, and Mont Ste Marie. He did illustrations for The Canadian Mother and Child, an essential guide for a generation of Canadians venturing into parenthood. He has done everything from fine art to cartoons in a variety of media.

Here is a sample of Bob Stephenson's work. You will recognize some of the settings from your travels in the North Gower area, and through Rideau Township.

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