Maurice cullen, last loads 1916: landscapes and urban/rural the majority, not a group of concentrated artists, incorporating artists from abroad too, atmospheric conditions important, brymner and morrice canadian art club experimenting with post-imp and. Tonalism with interest in atmosphere as a thread that goes through almost all. Canadian painters of this time: diversity of landscapes, canadian art club not consciously developing a canadian art style. Myths used to create a spirit of nationalism. Arthur goss, luncheon at the arts and letters club 1920, 5 of 7 group members. Met earlier than 1920, many met at the arts and letters club, membership only male club where they talk of literature, visual arts, and theatre. Thomson died before the group formally came together in 1920. Patrons lawren harris, wealthy family, university education, had access to wealthier people in toronto, which helped collecting of their work and financial support. Dr. mccollum also a supporter; constructed studio building, 1914: developed an art community.