Tom Forrestall, born in the Annapolis Valley, attended Mount Allison in 1954-58. Student of Lawren Harris Jr, Alex Colville. 1957 received one of the first Canada Council grants to study and travel in Europe. Married fellow artist and art educator Natalie LeBlanc. Received Order of Canada 1985, and Doctor of Fine Arts Kings College: 1995, exhibited internationally Europe, Middle East, USA and Canada.