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COVID-19 Resources for Galleries

Dear ADAC Members, As we all navigate our way through this new and strange world, we at ADAC wanted to let you know that we have you – our members, friends and arts community – in mind. Our team is working safely from home, with access to all our files

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ADAC Welcomes New Executive Director: Emma Roberts

Greetings to all and nice to “e-meet” you! I am delighted to come on board as the new Executive Director for ADAC. I joined Base Consulting in 2012, after 10 years in the corporate world. I provide team leadership and management for national associations within various sectors. I enjoy supporting

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Miriam Shiell Fine Art

2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Miriam Shiell

In the early fall of 2020, we began highlighting past recipients of the ADAC’s Lifetime Achievement Award to share the stories and unique paths of leaders in the Canadian arts. Today, we are delighted to share our first highlight of 2021, award recipient (2014), Miriam Shiell. Miriam Shiell immigrated to

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Winter Newsletter: President’s Message

Hello, my fellow members and Happy New Year. I hope that you all had time to rest and recharge your batteries over the holidays. I want to start 2021 by thanking all of you for your dedication to ADAC. Many of you work diligently to ensure that this Association can

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Gallery Jones Artist: Scott Sueme

Deck the Walls: Add Canadian Art to Your Home this Holiday

Nothing speaks the spirit of the season like a new family tradition, purchase high-quality Canadian art from a member of the Art Dealer’s Association of Canada. Deck the halls with art the entire family can enjoy for generations to come! See the link in our bio for the ADAC member

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Jean-Pierre Valentin

Galerie Valentin, long-time ADAC member, permanently closes its doors

It was in 1934 that Lucienne and Louis Lange founded Galerie L’Art Francais on Laurier Avenue in Montreal. Many interesting artists were showing their work at that time such as Ozias Leduc, Marc-Aurèle Suzor-Coté and Marc-Aurèle Fortin among others. In 1975 Jean-Pierre Valentin and his wife Anne-Marie bought L’Art Francais

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Patricia Feheley

2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Patricia Feheley

Earlier this fall, we began sharing stories from our past recipients of the ADAC’s Lifetime Achievement Award, highlighting the significant contributions made by leaders in the Canadian arts. Today, we are delighted to feature the 2015 recipient, Patricia Feheley. Patricia Feheley is the owner and long-time Director of Feheley Fine

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Doug MacLean

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Doug MacLean

In September, we began highlighting past recipients of the ADAC’s Lifetime Achievement Award to share the histories, legacies, and contributions made by leaders in Canadian art. This month, we are excited to feature the 2016 recipient, Doug MacLean. Doug is the Owner and Director of the Canadian Art Gallery and

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Paul Wildridge

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Paul Wildridge

Starting this month, we will begin highlighting a past recipient of the Art Dealers Association of Canada’s Lifetime Achievement Award. It is an honor to share the histories, legacies, and contributions made by leaders in Canadian art. First up is Paul Wildridge, owner of the Roberts Gallery in Toronto. Paul

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