Introduction
Joyce Wieland, OC (June 30, 1930 – June 27, 1998) was a Canadian experimental filmmaker and mixed media artist.Wieland found success as a painter when she began her career in Toronto in the 1950s. In 1962, Wieland moved to New York City and expanded her career as an artist by including new materials and mixed media work. During that time, she also rose to prominence as an experimental filmmaker and soon, renowned institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York were showing her films. In 1971, Wieland's True Patriot Love exhibition was the first solo exhibition by a living Canadian female artist at the National Gallery of Canada . In 1982, Wieland received the honour of the Order of Canada and in 1987, she was awarded the Toronto Arts Foundation's Visual Arts Award. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
Wikidata
Q524370
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Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Name
Joyce Wieland
Ulan
500026864
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