Wang’s ‘Blood’ exhibit breaks thematic ‘glass ceiling’ at Canpex

At Canpex this October, Toronto philatelist Jean Wang became the first thematic exhibitor to win a Grand Award at a Canadian national-level exhibition. (Photo by Sam Chiu)

For the first time at a Canadian national-level exhibition, the Grand Award has been given to a thematic exhibit. North Toronto Stamp Club member Jean Wang took home the top honour at Canpex Oct. 19-20 for her five-frame thematic exhibit, “Blood: A Modern Medicine.” “I hope this will open the doors and encourage other thematic and topical collectors to try their hand at exhibiting,” said Wang, who’s also a member of Canada Post’s 12-person Stamp Advisory Committee. Continue reading →

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