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First Ever Online Database of Canadian Women Artists

Nobody has systematically collected data on the women who historically contributed to Canadian art, architecture and craft. Until now. Self-Portrait, by Lilias Torrance Newton, 1929. Newton was the first Canadian painter to paint the portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip. Image: collectionscanada.gc.ca Several weeks ago in Montreal, Concordia’s Canadian Women Artists History Initiative (CWAHI) held a symposium called Connections,
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