Jim Burant received his Honours B.A. in History and Art History in 1974 and his M.A. in Canadian Studies in 1979 from Carleton University. Employed with the National Archives of Canada since 1972, he is now the Chief of Art, Photography, and Philatelic Archives in the Visual and Sound Archive Division. He has organized art exhibits for the National Archives of Canada, the National Gallery of Canada, the London Regional Art and Historical Museums and Ottawa Art Gallery. He has been a frequent speaker on archival issues and art history in Canada, the United States, Australia and Great Britain.
Drawing on the Land: The New World Watercolours and Diaries (1838-1942) of Millicent Mary Chaplin (Author)
North by South: The Art of Peleg Franklin Brownwell (1857-1946) (Author)