A Portrait Of


Grace Blackburn

Victoria Grace Blackburn was born in Quebec City, likely when her father, the publisher of The London Free Press, was there on business. She attended school at Hellmuth Ladies’ College in London, Ontario and then went on to teach in the United States during the 1890s ..

Marjorie Blackburn

Marjorie Ludwell Dampier was born in 1913 in Strathroy, a substantial town in Middlesex County about twenty miles west of London, where her father was a bank manager. She entered The University of Western Ontario in 1931 where she met young Walter Blackburn ...

Thelma Rosner

Thelma Rosner was born in Toronto in 1941 and is currently based in London, Ontario. Rosner studied at the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Education between 1959 and 1964. In 1972, she returned to school to study visual art at The University of Western Ontario, in London. Serendipitously, this was the same year that Paterson Ewen joined the faculty at Western ...