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Art History alumni, Dr. Denis Longchamps, awarded the John and Barbara Mather Award for Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Denis Longchamps is the recipient of the 2020 John and Barbara Mather Award for Lifetime Achievement. Through his 20+ year career supporting and advocating for craft, Denis has been unwavering in his commitment. He earned a BA in Visual Arts at York University in Toronto, before moving home to Montreal in 1999 to complete first a master's in art history, followed by a PhD at Concordia University. Throughout his curatorial work, teaching, writing, advocating, and mentorship, he has made outstanding contributions to Ontario and Canada's craft scene, contributions that deserve significant recognition.

Barbara Mather Award Recipients are truly outstanding in their fields and have displayed exceptional commitment to the further development of craft in Ontario and throughout Canada. The Award has been celebrating distinguished contributors to craft since 1981, and it is one of the highest markers of exceptional commitment to the development of craft in Ontario.

Visit the website to learn more about Craft Ontario’s Barbara Mather Award for Lifetime Achievement and the annual Craft Awards Ceremony to be held via Zoom. To learn more about Dr. Longchamps, visit his alumni profile.

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