Town, Elke

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Town, Elke

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[ca. 1950]-2017


Elke Town was a curator, writer and arts administrator based in Toronto. In her varied career she worked at Video Ring, A Space, Art Metropole and Telefilm Canada, and headed her own script consulting business, Storyworks. She was employed as Special Projects Officer in the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Extension Services department, 1977-1980, a period of high activity during which the “Artists With Their Work” and Festival Ontario programs were developed. During the 1970s and 1980s, Town’s work as an independent curator brought her together with a number of significant artists and art organizations.


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Fones, Robert (1949-)

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Fones, Robert

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Created 4 October 2018


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