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Irene F. Whittome, O.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Irene F. Whittome, O.C. O.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 29, 2004 September 9, 2005
An internationally renowned multi-media artist, Irene Whittome possesses a distinct style that is the hallmark of her engravings, photos, sculptures and paintings. Her work can be found in influential private and public collections around the world. A doyenne of Canadian art, she has been an eminent professor of Visual Arts at Concordia University since 1974. Over the years, she has channelled vast amounts of energy into the creation of the innovative Open Media program that attracts students from across Canada who are eager to hone their skills in an environment that allows them to explore and develop their
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