Illuminating! Contemporary Canadian Silver with a Twist

  • Honouring Canadian women in the arts between 1867 and 2017, and curated by art historian Dr. Laura Brandon. The exhibition comprises 15 contemporary silver artworks by renowned Canadian artists, including 3 winners of the Canada Council’s Saidye Bronfman Award, to highlight women’s achievement in the arts throughout the past century. The artists and their themes are:
    Beth Alber (Architecture)
    Jackie Anderson (Music)
    Mary Anne Barkhouse (Sculpture)
    Anne Barros (Photography)
    Lois Etherington Betteridge (Craft)
    Brigitte Clavette (Drawing & Painting)
    Charles Funnell (Dance)
    Chantal Gilbert (Gastronomy)
    Elizabeth Goluch (Horticulture)
    Fiona Macintyre (Textile & Fashion)
    Mary K. McIntyre (Film & Video)
    Kye-Yeon Son (Writing)
    Myra Tulonen Smith (History)
    Anne-Sophie Vallée (Theatre)
    Ken Vickerson (Design)

Languages: English & French

Costs: $1,500.00 (and applicable taxes), insurance and inbound shipping. Artist Fees to be paid according to CARFAC schedule.

Size:  Each of the 15 artworks is 20 x 20 x 30 cm and can be displayed individually in small display cases or grouped within larger display cases. The pieces can augment other exhibitions or be displayed on their own.

Availability: 2019 and beyond.


For general inquiries related to exhibit content:

Dr. Laura Brandon, Art and War Historian
Email: laura(at)