David Thauberger

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David Thauberger
Born 1948 (age 66–67)
Holdfast, Saskatchewan
Awards Order of Canada
Saskatchewan Order of Merit

David Thauberger, CM SOM (born 1948) is a Canadian painter and sculptor.

Born in Holdfast, Saskatchewan, Thauberger received a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in 1971 from the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters degree in Art in 1972 from California State University, Sacramento. He received a Masters degree in Fine Arts from the University of Montana in 1973.[1]


In 2008, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition for being "a pillar of prairie folk art".[2] In 2012, he was made a member of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit in recognition for being "an advocate of prairie folk art, a knowledgeable collector and volunteer." He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, the Lieutenant Governor's Saskatchewan Artist Award in 2009 and is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.[3]


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