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Albert Chilton

September 12 1879 - December 28 1964

West Vancouver Sketch Club

Albert Chilton was born in England. He arrived in BC c 1912, where he was employed as a bank manager. He exhibited artwork in the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1946 and 1947. In 1948 he was on the executive of Group Two, associated with the West Van Sketch Club.

He married Della May Archibald Hood, a 54-year old widow, in West Vancouver on February 18, 1933. He moved to Wilson Creek / Davis Bay c1950 after his retirement in 1948.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Snow Scene
1947 April 12 - 13 WVCAC   Exhibition of Fine Arts Morning Catch at Davis Bay
Chrysanthemums
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Morning Catch at Davis Bay, B.C.
1948 June 1 - 13 VAG   West Van Sketch Club Chrysanthemums

References

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS) marriage, death certificates

Clippings

"In less than a week its membership almost equals our own, and their very business-like executive, headed by Albert Chilton and Hubert Gibbs, has already filled out a two months' schedule for meetings and lectures."
      From "Painter's Colic" by E.L.
      The Lions Gate Times, March 11 1948

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