Photo by Martin Lipman. Calgary Herald
A Calgary goldsmith, artist and educator, renowned internationally for his innovative work in the world of jewelry, will be presented with a 2012 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts at the end of March.
Charles Lewton-Brain, 55, longtime teacher in the jewelry and metals program at the Alberta College of Art & Design (ACAD) will receive the Saidye Bronfman Award at the official awards ceremony on March 28 at Ottawa’s Rideau Hall. Along with a special issue medallion sponsored by the Royal Canadian Mint, Lewton-Brain and his fellow recipients will be awarded with $25,000.
“It’s a huge honour and a privilege because I’m representing craft, ACAD, Calgary and the west,” said Lewton-Brain on Tuesday.
The London, England born goldsmith has dedicated his life to the art of jewelry since...
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