Thursday, September 20, 2007
Pierre Arpin joins the Canada Council
Yesterday the Canada Council for the Arts named Pierre Arpin as the new head of Visual Arts. Arpin was born in Ontario, has degrees from he University of Ottawa and the Université de Montréal and has worked at Ottawa's Arts Court Gallery, the Art Gallery of Sudbury, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and, most recently, the Winnipeg Art Gallery. He replaces former department head François Lachappelle, who left last spring, and begins his new role on November 19th.