Torontonian COLETTE WHITEN receives $25,000 Governor-General Award

The 14th annual Governor-General Awards in Visual and Media Arts have been handed out.  TORONTO sculptor, COLETTE WHITEN, 68, received one for her achievements in sculpture, embroidery and installation art.  One of her best known works in our town is La Scala, at Charles Street and Bay.  Named after a popular restaurant (since demolished), the sculpture features the figures of 9 women ascending an invisible 2 storey high staircase.  Artists: Colette Whiten and Paul Kipps.