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Jeffrey Spalding C.M., RCA (1951 - 2019)

Jeffrey Spalding C.M, R.C.A.

Jeffrey Spalding died suddenly on October 14, 2019. A Consulting Editor and contributor to Galleries West, Spalding was most recently based in China where he was appointed as art consultant for the Tao Hua Tan Cultural and Creative Company and lifetime senior artist for the Tao Hua Tan International Artist Creative Residency. Previously Chief Curator at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery he had served as Director at major art museums, including the Glenbow Museum, the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Appleton Museum of Art, Florida, and as Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Calgary. He was a member of the Order of Canada, a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, past-president of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary.

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