1940-1949

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Agneta Dolman

Agneta Dolman was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in Stockholm and Sigtuna, Sweden. Dolman began her art education in 1964 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ School of Art and Design, where she received training in drawing, painting, sculpture, illustration, and commercial art. Arthur Lismer, of the Group of Seven, was the school’s director at that time and taught the course in illustration ...
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kerry ferris

kerry ferris, who preferred in her professional artistic life for her name to be written in all lower case letters, was born and raised in London, Ontario. She attended H. B. Beal Secondary School, and then Fanshawe College where she studied cinematography ...
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Jamelie Hassan

Jamelie Hassan is a visual artist, writer, lecturer, activist, and independent curator, born in London, Ontario, where she continues to live and practice. Hassan’s parents came to Canada from Lebanon, and she grew up in an Arabic-speaking household as the seventh of eleven children. Hassan is known for her powerful interdisciplinary work that addresses the conflicting subjectivities arising from the disjuncture between the two cultures in which she exists ...
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Madeline Lennon

Born in New York City, Madeline Lennon studied at St. Helena High School in New York City and completed her undergraduate degree in English Literature at the College of New Rochelle. Upon her arrival in London, Ontario, she decided to change her field from English literature to art history. She studied in Paris and then entered graduate studies in the History of Art at the University of Toronto ...
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Brenda MacEachern

Brenda MacEachern earned her BA (Hons.) in Art History from the University of Toronto in 1970 and then took on the role of curating the photographic slides collection of the Department of Visual Arts at Western University. While working in this position she also completed a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Western University in 1987 ...

Wilhelmina McIntosh

Born in Euphemia Township, Lambton County, Wilhelmina Morris McIntosh eventually moved to London, Ontario where she lived with her husband, John Gordon McIntosh. Mr. McIntosh’s family owned a prominent dry goods business in the city before it was sold to Robinson, Little & Co. and the couple relocated to Winnipeg when Mr. McIntosh was appointed its western territorial manager ...

Catherine Morrisey

Born in Brampton, Ontario, Catherine Morrisey grew up in Port Credit near Toronto and from an early age was active in dance, painting, canoeing, and camping. At York University, she studied with artists Ron Bloore, William Ronald, Tim Whiten, Doug Morton, Ted Bieler, and critics John Bentley Mays, and Michael Greenwood ...
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Bonnie Parkinson

Bonnie Parkinson was born in December 1941 in London, Ontario. Her father, Harry Cluff, had shown promise as a young art student at H. B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario, but had unfortunately had to leave school to help his family financially. Parkinson’s father took a great interest in her early artistic talent and was very supportive when she entered the Special Art Programme at Beal, where she showed an innate artistic ability ...
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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 ...