The former director of Sudbury’s art gallery, Pamela Krueger, died April 19. She was 66.
Krueger was director of the Laurentian University’s Museum and Art Centre (LUMAC) for 20 years, and involved in promoting northeastern Ontario artists and developing the city’s art scene in the 1980s.
After her tenure, the gallery became known as the Art Gallery of Sudbury.
Krueger grew up in Barrie and attended Western University. She moved to Sudbury with her husband Dale, According to her obituary, she received her MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Laurentian University, writing a paper on the topic of cultural appropriation titled Counterfeit Cultures. She ran a shop specializing in vintage clothing and jewelry for several years.
After leaving Sudbury, she and her husband lived for a brief period in Wales, before retiring in Nova Scotia.