Connecting Canadians with their Painted Past

University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts & Science, Fall 2014
Sara Angel wants Canadian artists to be famous for much longer than 15 minutes — she wants them to become household names. Continue reading

Beyond the Group of Seven

by Daniel Baird, U of T Magazine, Spring 2014
Most Canadians can name at least a few stars of our national literature – major award-winners such as Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje. But what about Canada’s visual artists? Continue reading

Sara Angel Brings Art into the 21 Century

by Sky Goddan, Blouin Art Info, December 17, 2013
IN NOVEMBER 2013, an accessible biography and overview of the late painter Jack Chambers — a London, Ontario artist of great significance to the Regionalist Continue reading

Canadian Art E-book Series Spotlights Homegrown Artists

December 13, 2013,
A NEW ONLINE project hopes to expand Canadians' knowledge of homegrown artists beyond familiar names like Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven. Continue reading

Ready to Art

by Kate Fane, The Grid, November 29, 2013
READY TO ART. Starting this week, the Art Canada Institute will release a free, bilingual e-book about a major figure in Canadian art history six to 12 times a year. Continue reading

Project Illuminates Canadian Art History for 21 Century Audience

by David Balzer, Canadian Art, November 27, 2013
ADJECTIVES LIKE “indefatigable” are made for people like Sara Angel. A publisher, Trudeau doctoral scholar and active arts journalist Continue reading

Bringing Canadian Art Books Online with the Art Canada Institute

by Julie Baldassi, Quill & Quire November 25, 2013
“I AM VERY HOPEFUL that some day my art will be rediscovered,” wrote Canadian visual artist Kathleen Munn in her notebook in 1974, the year she died. Continue reading

How the Art Canada Institute is Breathing Digital Life into Canadian Art

by James Adams, The Globe and Mail, November 22, 2013THE IDEA for the Art Canada Institute, a bilingual, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination and promotion of Canadian art history “to as broad Continue reading

Art Canada Institute: A True North Art History, Online and Free

by Murray White, Toronto Star, November 21, 2013
CANADIAN ART-HISTORY nerds don’t have it easy. Credible online resources are hard to come by, and weighty art books are often relegated to university libraries and Continue reading

Meet Canada’s first celebrity photographer

by Ken MacQueen, Maclean’s, November 17, 2013
TO SARA ANGEL founding executive director of the fledgling Art Canada Institute, Notman, the subject of an ebook the institute will publish in April Continue reading