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Wanda Koop, C.M., D.F.A., D.Litt., R.C.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Wanda Koop, C.M., D.F.A., D.Litt., R.C.A. C.M. Winnipeg
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada November 17, 2005 October 6, 2006
Wanda Koop is one of the most renowned visual artists working in Canada today. Her paintings have been collected and exhibited by many prestigious institutions at home and abroad. As well, she presented a multimedia installation entitled In Your Eyes at the 2001 Venice Biennale. A long-time resident of the West Broadway area of Winnipeg, she has been the driving force behind Art City, a storefront arts centre. By generously giving of her time, she has provided an outlet for inner-city youth to explore their creativity and has helped to restore a sense of hope, meaning and pride within her community.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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