Women of the London, Ontario, Visual Arts Community, 1867 to the Present
A Driving Force
The “A Driving Force” website is part of McIntosh Gallery’s Canada 150 celebrations. Women artists, supporters, collectors, donors, writers, critics, administrators, educators, and volunteers have been a driving force in the London art community, ensuring its vibrancy and moving it forward.
An Introduction to "A Driving Force: Women of the London, Ontario Art Community 1867-2017" by Nancy Geddes Poole
A university-based, public art gallery since 1942, McIntosh Gallery collaborates with artists, curators and academics to develop innovative strategies to interpret and disseminate visual culture
Watch all 20 A Driving Force video interviews!
Watch interviews with:
Susan Day; Agneta Dolman; Susan Edelstein; Nancy Geddes Poole; Kelly Greene; Madeline Lennon; Johnnene Maddison; Anna Madelska; Catherine Morrisey; Kim Neudorf; Shelley Niro; Jill Price; Leslie Putnam; Angie Quick; Judith Rodger; Thelma Rosner; Jan Shepherd McKee; Sophie Skaith; Rosemary Sloot; Kelly Wood
H.B. Beal Secondary School has had a significant impact on London, Ontario visual arts community over the years.
While A Driving Force refers to the school as "H.B. Secondary School," it hasn't always gone by that name. Click here to read more ...
U.W.O. to Western University
Beginning in 2012, The University of Western Ontario began to use the name "Western University" in its communications, on the web, and on branded materials. The legal name of the university has not changed and remains The University of Western Ontario. A Driving Force uses the name "Western University" wherever possible, even in reference to events taking place before before 2012.