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Fourteen Artists of Durham Region

with Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1979
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    Jan 1979
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Fourteen Artists of Durham Region displays the diverse talents of the women artists of the area. Included are Gerrie Balint, Jane Buckles, Barbara Claus, Joan-Marie Dean, Jane Eccles, Lynda Hayward, Irja Ketola, Paula Lishman, Janet McGhee, Laurine Sage, Nancy Steele, Lorraine Surcouf, Sally Wildman, and Anna Willson.The exhibition includes textile art and wearables, clay sculpture, jewellery, prints and painting in water colour and oil.

About the author

Joan Murray, an independent curator and art historian, is considered one of the most accessible of Canadian art writers and has studied and exhibited Tom Thomson for four decades. Since the late 1960s, she has been a curator of several institutions, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, and director of the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa (1974-99) and the McMichael Canadian Art Gallery in Kleinburg (2005-6). Murray was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1992 and has been honoured with the Senior Award from the Association of Cultural Executives, the Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and the Order of Ontario. She lives in Toronto, Ontario

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