Canadian Painting in the Thirties


This project has been made possible by financial assistance from:

Canadian Heritage
The Canadian Culture Online Program of Canadian Heritage

National Gallery of Canada Foundation
The National Gallery of Canada foundation


We would like to thank the following organizations who are hosting content for the project on their site:

National Film Board of Canada
National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Homepage
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

As well as all the copyright holders who have given us permission to post content on this site.



Staff assigned to the project:

  • Valérie Chartrand - Project Manager
  • Irene Lillico - Project Assistant
  • Andrea Dixon - Copyright Assistant
  • Karen Oxorn - Copyright Assistant
  • Pierre Simard - Documentalist
  • Tatiana Paganuzzi - Documentalist
  • Han Shen - Archival Digitization Technician
  • Amanda Graham - Library Assistant
  • Alexandre Mattar - Photographer
  • Nina Berkhout - Transcription Officer
  • Lynne Ellard - Junior Human Resources Advisor
  • Marie-Louise Labelle - Reviewer, Quality control
  • Katherine Stauble - Writer
  • Marcia Rodriguez - Documentalist/Editor

Gallery staff in-kind contributions:

  • Murray Waddington, Chief, Library, Archives, Fellowships (retired)
  • Cyndie Campbell - Head, Archives, Documentation and Visual Resources, Library and Archives
  • Greg Spurgeon - Chief, Collections Management
  • Sonya Dumais - Documentation Manager, Collections Management
  • Marie-Claude Rousseau - Chief, Copyright
  • Mark Paradis - Chief, Multimedia Services
  • Paul Elter - Art Handling and Project Coordinating Technician, Multimedia Services
  • Clive Cretney- Photographer, Multimedia Services
  • Charles Hupé - Photographer, Multimedia Services
  • Terrence Brennan - Photographer, Multimedia Services
  • Marc-Antoine Morel - AV Technologist, Multimedia Services
  • Megan Richardson - Acting Chief, Education and Public Programs
  • Ashish Bhagrath - Manager, Web and CyberMuse, Education and Public Programs
  • Benoît Fontaine - Application Technician, Cybermuse, Education and Public Programs
  • Jo-Anne Landriault - Webmaster, Cybermuse, Education and Public Programs
  • Barbara Dytnerska - Education Officer, Education, Education and Public Programs
  • Scott Patterson - Chief, Marketing and Communications
  • Louise Leblanc - Advertising Officer, Marketing and Communications
  • Nigel Holmes - Chief, Information Technology
  • Richard Malo - Senior Database Administrator, Information Technology
  • Germain Labonté - Administrator, Unix Systems, Information Technology
  • Nathalie Potvin - Mail and Network Application Support, Information Technologies
  • Mylène Laplante - Human Resources Advisor
  • Josée Lefebvre - Administrative Assistant, Human Resources
  • Margaret Skulska - Purchasing Officer, Administration and Finance
  • Thérèse Gascon - Administrative Assistant, Finance, Corporate Governance
  • National Gallery of Canada's Volunteer Circle

Steering committee:

  • Chair: Delphine Bishop - Chief Information Officer, Corporate Governance
  • Charlie Hill - Curator, Canadian Art
  • Paul Leduc - Chief, Finance
  • Jonathan Franklin - Chief, Library, Archives, Fellowships
  • Joanne Charette - Director, Public Affairs
  • Ed Richard - Chief, Facilities Planning and Management
  • David Baxter - Deputy Director, Administration and Finance
  • Elaine Lawson - Deputy Director, Corporate Governance
  • Lise Labine - Director, Human Resources
  • David Franklin - Deputy Director and Chief Curator Collections and Research

Web development

Idéeclic inc.

Database development



Lexitech International


Kaboom Communication Design


A special thank you to Charlie Hill, Curator of Canadian Art, who organized the original Canadian Painting in the Thirties exhibition and helped re-create it as a virtual exhibition.