Michelle Loughery

Michelle Loughery (born 1961) is a Canadian muralist from British Columbia.[1]

Life and work [ edit ]

Early career [ edit ]

Loughery was born in the community of Michel-Natal in the Elk Valley in southeastern British Columbia, but her family was relocated to the nearby mining town of Sparwood when the community of Michel-Natal was dismantled by the provincial government in the 1970s.

Work [ edit ]

Loughery has created mural projects in Cuba, Missouri Route 66 Mural City,[2] US; Vernon, British Columbia, Heritage Murals;[3] and country music themed murals in the Country Music Capital of Canada, Merritt, British Columbia.[4] Her 9/11 mural commissioned by the Brooklyn Fire Department is on photographic display in the Smithsonian Museum.

Awards [ edit ]

  • BC Community Achievement Award[5]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ McDonough, Fiona (1 June 2003). "Painters help PS 229 memorialize 9/11". Daily News. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Canadian artist Michelle Loughery update #2…". Cuba, MO - Route 66 Mural City. 2010-10-23. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  3. ^ Administrator. "The Heritage Murals of Downtown Vernon - Home Page". Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  4. ^ loughery, michelle. "Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame". canadiancountrymusichalloffame. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  5. ^ "BC Community Achievement Awards". Retrieved 2017-05-05.

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