Prairie Prestige: How Western Canadian Artists Influenced the Canadian Art Scene


A very special thank you to Liv Valmestad for her essay and biographical sketches of the featured artists and James Kominowski for his historical account of Ukrainian-Canadian artists.

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

  • Carell Jackimiek
  • Elizabeth-Anne Johnson
  • Evan Johnson
  • Karen Keiller
  • Brett Lougheed
  • Tyyne Petrowski
  • Jonathan Roby
  • Shelley Sweeney

Winnipeg Art Gallery

  • Cathy Collins
  • Kenlyn Collins
  • Josephine Sallis

Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg Archives

  • Archbishop Michael Bzdel
  • Barb Kiazyk
  • Margareth Mol
  • Debbie Rattai
  • Gloria Romaniuk
  • Carol Stanwick

Thanks also to Libraries Electronic Technologies and Services (LETS), the Office of Research Services, the Director's Office staff, Christine Bone, and Suzanne Girard for their assistance.