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WIM Toronto Branch February 2014 Networking Luncheon
12 Feb 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
KPMG LLP, Bay-Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street, Suite 4600, Toronto, ON M5H 2S5
Public Ticket – $23.00
Student Ticket – $10.00
WIM Member Ticket – $17.00
The topic for our February networking luncheon is:
“From mining to precious objects…an artist’s view”
Presented by DONALD A. STUART, C.M., O.Ont., RCA, MFA, AOCA
Mr. Stuart will begin his presentation with a brief overview of historical discoveries and uses of metals and gem stones with emphases on jewellery. This will lead into a discussion of his exhibition, Homage. Honouring outstanding Canadian women, Homage is a unique collection of extraordinary art necklaces; designed and created by Donald Stuart. With the current interest regarding women in leadership roles, Homage features many Canadian leaders who have helped shape our country in different ways. The exhibition includes women, both historic and contemporary, who span various fields, from business, art, music, science, law to sports.
Following the presentation, Mr. Stuart would welcome questions and a discussion from the group.
Donald Stuart, one of Canada’s leading gold/silversmiths, has earned an international reputation for his exquisite jewellery, holloware and architectural installations. During his celebrated career, Donald has received over 30 significant awards for his artistry in gold, silver, platinum, and diamonds, including the top prize in many competitions. He has participated in numerous national and international exhibitions and has been the subject of many one-man shows. Mr. Stuart’s work is found in national, international, public, corporate, and private collections.