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DONALD A. STUART: 50 Years of Excellence

Start Date 09 September 2017
End Date 29 October 2017
Venue Art Gallery of Northumberland
Location Northumberland, Ontario, USA

The AGN presents major retrospective of the work by Donald Stuart. This two-part exhibition will include a collection of 40 necklaces entitled HOMAGE- Inspired by Outstanding Canadian Women. Recipient of the Orders of Canada and Ontario, Donald Stuart, RCA is one of Canada’s most esteemed goldsmiths. In a career that has stretched over 50 years this exhibition exemplifies his career as a leader in the world of fine craft. HOMAGE features necklaces honouring notable Canadian women such as: Margaret Atwood, Laura Secord, Emily Carr, and Anne Murray. Also, included in the collection is a necklace inspired by Governor General Designate and astronaut Julie Payette, with its gold, sterling silver, diamond moonstone and various inlays inspired by a galactic scene. This exhibition, 50 years of Excellence opens on Saturday, 9 September, 2017 with a reception from 2 to 4 pm, and continues until Sunday 29 October 2017.