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Members' News - FEBRUARY 2020


Hilary Alexander has been appointed as a public member to the Consent and Capacity Board (CCB). The CCB is an independent provincial tribunal that adjudicates on consent and capacity issues, balancing the rights of vulnerable
individuals with public safety.

Lucy Brennan’s spoken-word CD consisting of contemporary stories in lyric form and poems about her muse Mad Sweeney is for sale at the Office.

Kathy Kranias’s recent sculptures will be exhibited internationally in New Light: Canadian Women Artists; Une Nouvelle Lumière: Les Femmes Artistes Canadiennes at the Embassy of Canada Art Gallery in Washington DC, February 6 to mid-May, 2020.

Peter Large and Felicity Somerset will exhibit selections from their Traces collection at the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives, 97 Thomas Sreet East, Napanee, from February 3 to March 26, 2020. Opening reception and artists’ talk, Tuesday, February 18, 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Rebecca Last will join a group of visual artists from across Canada in an Artist’s Residency through the Pouch Cove Foundation on the east coast of Newfoundland for the month of April. The location and terrain will allow her to continue her work focused on weather and exposure to environmental turbulence. A group exhibition with fellow residents will follow. For more information please go to

The Ward Cabaret, co-produced by Michael McClelland and John Lorinc, recently completed an outstanding run at Harbourfront Theatre. The production is a foray into the musical life in the historic Ward neighbourhood of Toronto, inspired by their popular book and built on the concept that The Ward provided a blueprint of Toronto as the city we know and love today. To learn more about The Ward, visit City Hall to see the latest installation of the Armoury Street Dig exhibit, Recreation, Pastimes and Play in The Ward. Presented in partnership between @InfraOntario and @cityofToronto and on view until mid-2020. 

Arthur Steven joined the Club in 1956 when he was the Art Director of Ryerson Press. His late wife, artist Jessica Steven, was a Charter Woman member. Arthur is about to turn 100 this year. In celebration, the family has created a calendar that showcases some of their work. Copies of the calendar are available to view in the office and may be purchased for $25 from their son Peter Steven (


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