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Jessamy Lucinda Carey

December 4 1908 - September 28 1994

Island Arts and Crafts Society
Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts (Diploma 1937)


Jessamy Lucinda Carey was born in Hampshire, England. Her father was from Ireland, her mother from England.

She exhibited at the Vancouver Exhibition in 1926, representing the Island Arts and Crafts Society. She displayed a pastel drawing titled Miss Sylvia Kennington. She also exhibited that portrait with the Island Arts and Crafts Society in Victoria the same year.

Her sister Amy C. Janeway (q.v.) was also an artist.

A student named Jessamy Carey was an early graduate from the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, receiving her diploma Drawing and Painting in 1937, and a Post-Graduate Endorsement in Drawing and Painting in 1938. She attended the school's summer camp on Savary Island in 1935.

B.C. Vital Statistics death certificate notes that she was occupied as a University secretary, never married.


Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Youth

References

Island Arts and Crafts Society - List of Exhibitors

VANCOUVER SCHOOL OF ART - LIST OF GRADUATES & STUDENTS (refer to VSA)

Attendee at the 1935 Vancouver School of Art Summer Camp
  (refer to SUMMER SKETCHING CAMP - SAVARY ISLAND)

THE SAVARY PUDDING folio by Frederick A. Amess, private collection.
   Original drawings, paintings and text by Amess, C.H. Scott, Grace Melvin,
       H. Mortimer Lamb, Plato von Ustinov, and other students and visitors.
   June 1935 (various dates), June 1939 (various dates)
   52 loose 12"x18" sheets of brown sketch paper

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

Clippings


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