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Beatrice Lennie School of Sculpture

c1935 - ?

1522 13th Avenue, Vancouver


Beatrice Lennie founded her School of Sculpture after the B.C. College of Arts at which she was working as an Assistant Instructor under Frederick Varley and Jock Macdonald closed in 1935 due to financial difficulties.

Lennie's School of Sculpture offered a three-year course. A few years later Lennie closed the school and began teaching at Crofton House School, a position she held for a number of years.


Exhibitions

DATE LOCATION EXHIBITION
1935 Oct. 15 - 27 Vancouver Art Gallery B. Lennie School of Sculpture Group Show
1937 March B.C. Regional Festival, Victoria animal masks for The Last War

References

FIRST CLASS - Four Graduates From The Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts
      1987, Letia Richardson; The Floating Curatorial Gallery at Women in Focus
      Exhibition catalogue; ISBN 0-921823-03-7
      Includes survey essay of women artists in Vancouver.
      Chronologies of Lilias Farley, Irene Hoffar Reid, Beatrice Lennie, and Vera Weatherbie.

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      One and a half page biography, with footnotes.

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

Clippings

"Sculpture Exhibition" by (unknown)
      (unknown newspaper), October 18, 1935


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