Fonds F0445 - Joyce Wieland fonds

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Joyce Wieland fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Sound recording
  • Moving images
  • Graphic material

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Fonds

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F0445

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  • 1911-1999, predominant 1973-1992 (Creation)
    Creator
    Wieland, Joyce, 1930-1998

Physical description

7.8 m of textual records and graphic material
ca. 1850 drawings
ca. 1300 photographs
ca. 1000 photographs :negatives
ca. 5 photographs : slides
ca. 45 contact sheets
11 audio cassettes
3 phonographs
3 videocassettes
2 film reels

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Biographical history

Joyce Wieland (1930-1998), Canadian painter, textile artist and film-maker, exhibited work, both in solo and group shows, in several Canadian and international galleries including the National Gallery of Canada (the first major exhibit of a living Canadian woman artist), the Art Gallery of Ontario (the first major retrospective exhibit of a living Canadian woman artist), Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, the Musee National d'Art Moderne in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as galleries in Japan, Israel, Austria and England. Several of these galleries and the Art Gallery at Yale University, the Art Gallery at Princeton University, Norman Mackenzie Gallery (Regina), and several Canadian regional galleries and private collectors have Wieland art or films in their collections. In addition, she undertook commissions for the Toronto Transit Commission, the Cineplex Odeon Theatre chain, Via Rail, the Laidlaw Foundation and the National Science Library in Ottawa. Her film works, including The Far Shore, were screened at several theatres, galleries and film festivals in Edinburgh, London, Berlin, Hong Kong, Paris, Cannes, as well as in Washington, New York, Pittsburgh, Ann Arbor, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. Wieland taught both film and painting at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Toronto (as artist in residence), the Nova Scotia College of Art, Queen's University, McMaster University and the San Francisco Art Institute. She was awarded several Canada Council grants, won a Toronto Arts Award (1987), was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts (1973) and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1983.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of material which documents Joyce Wieland's career as an artist and filmmaker.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Donated by Wieland and her estate.

Arrangement

Fonds is arranged in ten series.

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Restrictions on access

The following files are closed until 2050/01/01: 1988-003/001 (003), (006); 1990-014/003 (029)-(036); 1991-014/002 (30); 1991-014/004 (59), (62); 1992-018/004 (58a), (61), (62), (62a), (64); 1993-037/001 (001), (004).

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A PDF file list is attached to this description.

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Accruals

The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1988-003, 1990-014, 1991-014, 1992-018, 1993-009, 1993-037, 1994-004, 1999-003, 1999-044, 2001-058. No further accruals are expected.

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Draft

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Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2002/04/09 Marie-Josee Levesque:. (Creation)
2002/04/09 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/08 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Add series numbers and titles. Update wording on access restrictions and accruals notes.
2010/06/02 Dubeau. Corrected some typographical errors, added reference to accession 2001-058. Added source of acquisition. TO DO: update extent, scope and content for 2001-058. Create series lists for all accessions.
2018/10/26 J. Grant. Added GMD, notations from paper finding aid and arrangement note.
2018/10/26 KCP. Updated fonds level extent.

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