Capturing that wildness required absolute honesty in vision and expression, as well as the ability to be present within the scene while depicting it. In the manner of these artists, Rod created and adopted techniques to resurrect the integrity of the Canadian landscape. This quest for authenticity distinguishes the art of Rod Prouse from contemporary painters whose landscapes are bloodlessly pretty. PRO TEMPORE is a demonstration of artistic honesty................... Gary Greenwood
ProTempore/retrospective catalogue pdf
Most of his work has place names in the tradition of landscape work but the tradition ends there....
BLOGGER Victoria Wardon 'pro tempore'
they bring us to his sketchbook and his experience . Within the work of Prouse we sense the scraping of surface to reveal places of energy and places of life.
William Moore, Director/Curator, MacLaren Art Centre