Benefit for Artist Susan Beavan
Susan Sproule Beavan is a well known Lunenburg artist, yoga instructor, skating coach and dory rower. She has unfortunately recently entered Late Stage of Alzheimer’s disease.The last months have seen a rapid decline in her abilities incurring significant nursing costs that will continue for the rest of her life. Her son, artist Mike Dobson, is opening her gallery to the public for one day to help raise money for Susan’s care.
Her gallery in Noble Home Studio at 5252, Hwy. 332 on the Lighthouse Route in Middle LaHave, NS. will be open for sales 11am to 9pm Friday, Aug. 31st. Cheques, cash, Paypal and Interac E-Transfers accepted. 100% of sales will go to Susan’s care.
Check out her work on: Home | Noble Home Gallery
Reception at 7pm with short talk by Mike Dobson followed by drinks and munchies.
Susan Sproule Beavan is a groundbreaking woman in North American television. After getting her diploma in Journalism and Radio Television Arts at Ryerson in 1969, Susan went to work at CKVR and became the first woman TV technician in Canada. Soon after, Susan worked as a video switcher on staff at TVO while also doing freelance video switcher work at the Montreal Olympics and Blue Jays games from 1976 to 1980. She was the Technical Director for CTV at the International Broadcast Centre for the Calgary Olympics. In her 33 year career at TVO in Toronto she performed every technical job, and worked on every show TVO produced while she was there. Susan went on to become the first woman Technical Director in North American TV history. In her last 7 years at TVO, she designed and directed the Gemini award winning “Studio 2.”