|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
He exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibition in 1929.
Bater exhibited at least one watercolour painting in the David Spencer Ltd. Vancouver Jubilee exhibition in 1936.
In 1945 Bater was one of the "rejectees" from the 14th Annual B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery who had their rejected work hung in protest at the Galloway-Dorbil Gallery on Granville Street.
He died a widower in Vancouver in 1965 at the age of 82, according to B.C. Vital Statistics on-line.
|1932 Oct. 5 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 1st Annual||Capilano|
|Capilano River, B.C.|
|1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15||VAG B.C. Artists 2nd Annual||Sunlit Marsh|
|1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15||VAG B.C. Artists 4th Annual||Heather|
|1935 Nov. 22 - Dec. 8||VAG B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition||Edge of the Moor|
|1936 Aug. 18 - 28||David Spencer B.C. Artists' Golden Jubilee||Capilano (watercolour)|
|1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9||VAG B.C. Artists 7th Annual||Summer Showers, Seymour Creek|
|1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8||VAG B.C. Artists 8th Annual||A Bit of B.C.|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Sunrise, Indian Arm, B.C.|
|1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20||VAG B.C. Artists 12th Annual||Rainbow Falls|
WESTERN ART CIRCLE - 3rd ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF MEMBER'S PAINTINGS (refer to WAC56)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)
"As requested, I have visited the Galloway-Dorbils exhibition of rejected
work at 942 Granville Street. I noted the names of the following 14 would-be
exhibitors in our show: ... F.W. Bater ..."
From "Re: Galloway-Dorbils Exhibit" by A.S. Grigsby.