Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1989

Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1989 - David Smith

David Smith is celebrated for his role in the establishment of the Saskatchewan Arts Board in 1947. As Director of the Adult Education Division in the Department of Education, he strongly advocated creative activities as a complementary aspect of any adult education program. He also was instrumental in the creation of the Qu'Appelle Valley Centre for Residential Adult Education, the Group Development Institute and the Saskatchewan Public Affairs Council. He later worked as a UNESCO representative in Thailand, and as a consultant on national and international social and educational projects.