From the Collection of Lucretia and Wyn Geleynse
Jean Spence, London, Ont. is an artist whose works are centred on place, cross-cultural and archeological metaphors, and materials that are a part of her family history. Born in Chicago, Illinois, she has exhibited across Canada, and in the USA and Mexico, including a solo exhibition of her work at Museum London. Her work is also in the collection of Museum London.
“Posada Remembered” is from a series based on Jean Spence’s time in Mexico while working alongside her husband Michael Spence, the renowned archeologist who worked for decades on archaeological sites there. Jean did a number of drawings of artifacts which accompanied his research and publications.