Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
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Charles Frederick Barker

1875 - May 19 1953

Vancouver Sketch Club
Island Arts and Crafts Society (1931-1941)

Charles Frederick Barker was born in London, England in 1875. After arriving in B.C. he was a pupil of John Innes and John Radford. He exhibited his work in Victoria, Vancouver, and Toronto. He was a painter in oil and watercolour.

He exhibited in a number of the Vancouver Art Gallery's annual B.C. Artists' exhibitions, and lived in Victoria and Vancouver at the time.

He died in Victoria in 1953 at the age of 80, according to B.C. Vital Statistics on-line.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1930 Aug. 6 - 16 VanExh   Oil Paintings & Water-colours Mount Sir Wilfred Laurier
Lake Louise
1932 Oct. 5 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Goldstream, Victoria, B.C.
1933 Mar. 3 - 15 VAG   IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition Early Morning Bathers
Mt. Biddle, Lake McArthur, B.C.
Mountain Flowers, Canadian Rockies
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual April Alders
A By-Path Off the Malahat
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual April Alders, Goldstream
Stoney Indian Squaw
Kimquit Squaw
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Valley of the 10 Peaks
Lake McKinley
Croteau Lake, Forbidden Plateau
1936 Aug. 18 - 28 David Spencer B.C. Artists' Golden Jubilee (artwork)
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Wetterhorn and Hurtenbulhalp
Goldstream Pals
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Maligne Lake
Mystery
1939 Mar. 14 - 26 VAG   IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition Afterglow
Responsibility
Chrysanthemums

References

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)

ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      3 references cited for Barker, including WWNA above.

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)

Clippings


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