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Art gallery director

Robert Francis Swain, Canadian Art gallery director. Member Stratford Leisure Advisory Council, 1975-1976. Member Ontario Association Art Galleries (president 1979-1980, chairman general policy committee, conservation committee, taxation and litigation committee), Canada Art Museum Dirs. Organisation (president 1984-1986). M C.

Background

Swain, Robert Francis was born on October 25, 1942 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Son of Robert Francis and Mary Elizabeth (Joyce) Swain.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton University, 1966.

Career

Chief research officer, National Museum Science and Technology Project, 1966;registrar, National Museum Science and Technology, 1968-1973;director, The Gallery/Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1973-1978;director, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's U., Kingston, Ontario, 1978-1990;director, Art Gallery Hamilton, Ontario, 1990-1992.

Membership

Member Stratford Leisure Advisory Council, 1975-1976. Member Ontario Association Art Galleries (president 1979-1980, chairman general policy committee, conservation committee, taxation and litigation committee), Canada Art Museum Dirs. Organisation (president 1984-1986). M C.

Connections

Married Wendy Lynne Kines, November 2, 1968. Children– Deirdre Siobhan, Moira Elizabeth.

father:
Robert Francis Swain

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Joyce) Swain

spouse:
Wendy Lynne Kines

child:
Deirdre Siobhan Swain

child:
Moira Elizabeth Swain