Joan Butterfield Named As “100 Accomplished”

June 21, 2016

Artist, art curator, and author Joan Butterfield has been selected as one of the “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women,” and is being honoured alongside other women whose accomplishments will be highlighted in an educational publication, which will “reflect and honour their achievements and contributions to Canada.”

A spokesperson said, “Ms. Butterfield is a prolific artist, her works can be found in corporate, private collections and institutions around the world. She is Art Director of “The Association of African-Canadian Artists” and curator of their critically acclaimed COLOURblind Art Exhibitions.”

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“She has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Scotiabank Caribana Festival, Producer and Curator of their annual art exhibition held at the Royal Ontario Museum. She has also curated over 50 art exhibits for several fortune 500 companies, in the USA and Canada.

“She has been published in ‘Who’s Who in Black Canada,’ ‘Black women in Canada Leading the way’ and ‘Hopes and Dreams.’

“Awards include Women of Great Esteem [USA], New Pioneers of Canada Award [Canada], and the Bermuda Canadian Association Recognition Award [Canada]. Joan is married to Sheridan Butterfield and the proud mother of three. Theron [Canada] Doyle and Sherri [Bermuda].”

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