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Beauchemin in Kyoto, Japan, 1968
24 October 1929|
|Died||29 September 2009
|Known for||Textile artist and weaver|
|Awards||Order of Canada
National Order of Quebec
In 1973, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, the second level of Canada's highest civilian honour. In 1991, she was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec, an order of merit bestowed by the government of Quebec. In 1970, she was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In 2006, she was awarded the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. In 2005, she was awarded the Quebec government's Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas, given to individuals who are artists or craftsman in the fields of visual arts, of the trades of art, architecture and the design.
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