Fonds 10-026 - Dawna Gallagher-Moore fonds

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Dawna Gallagher-Moore fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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CA ON0034 10-026

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Statement of scale (cartographic)

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  • 1979-1994 (Creation)
    Creator
    Gallagher, Dawna

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22.8 cm of textual records
2 photographs

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Biographical history

Dawna Gallagher-Moore was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She is a visual and performance artist, and also a visual researcher of Canadian cultural history. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), and a Masters of Canadian Studies from Carleton University. She has completed doctoral studies and an oral examination in Canadian History at the University of Ottawa. In 1986, she received the Brucebo Canadian-Scandinavian Scholarship for landscape painting and spent a summer painting and bicycling around Sweden’s Gotland Island in the Baltic Sea. She worked for Library and Archives Canada. She also has taught painting, drawing, watercolour, cartooning and art history. She is best known for her cryptic, witty, and pointed cartoons published in Vancouver, Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, and New-York. She now runs TreeTop Art Studio, which offers workshops and art classes for children and adults in Ottawa, Ontario. She is married to the writer and editor John P. Moore.

Custodial history

Donated in 1995.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records related to Dawna Gallagher's cartoons presented in exhibitions, or published on postcards, in books, booklets, and periodicals in the 80s. This fonds provides a picture of a period of Dawna Gallagher's career as cartoonist. A lot of cartoons are related to the women's issues, illustrating women's movement positions in the 80s, mostly in Halifax and Toronto.

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  • English
  • French

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  • Latin

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Open

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https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q102258078

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CA

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0N0034

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RAD

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised in December 2017

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  • English

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