|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
She exhibited with the The Palette and Chisel Club at the B.C. Art Gallery in 1928 under the name Ernva Willard Code, and at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933. In 1932 she was a member of (Harry) Tauber's Puppet Players, assisting in the production of (at least) Petrouchka at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
In 1930 she had work at the Vancouver Exhibition, as a member of the Palette and Chisel Club. She also showed work at the Canadian National Exhbition in Toronto.
She exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibitions in 1930.
She had work in the First and Tenth Annual B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Code moved to Toronto in the early 1940s. She died in 1989, per Artists in Canada online.
|1927 June 10 - 25||BCSFA 19th Annual Exhibition||In the Woods|
|A Shady Corner|
|The Mill Pond|
|1928 Feb 18 - Mar 18||Palette and Chisel Club Exhibition||Sunlit Shops, Port Hope|
|Sunshine, North Arm|
|Study of a Girl|
|1930 Aug. 6 - 16||VanExh Oil Paintings & Water-colours||Rain - Coal Harbour|
|The Blue Boat|
|1930 Aug. 22 - Sept. 6||CNE Fine Arts||Low Tide, Vancouver Harbour|
|1932 May - July||VAG All Canadian Exhibition||Low Tide|
|1932 Oct. 5 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 1st Annual||Hillside Houses|
|1933 May 20 - 31||VAG Palette & Chisel Club Exhibition||Fair Scene from Petrouchka|
|The Blackamoor's Boudoir|
|Hurdy Gurdy Man|
|1934 Dec. 4 - 16||VAG B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition||Autumn Woods|
|1936 June 26 - July 12||BCSFA 26th Annual||Sunlit Shops|
|1937 April 16 - May 1||BCSFA 27th Annual||Industry|
|1938 April 29 - May 15||BCSFA 28th Annual||Blossoms|
|The Old Order Changeth|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Masque and Flowers|
|1950 April 25 - May 14||BCSA 40th Annual||Waterfront|
WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)
ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979 (refer to RCA81)
One painting listed in 1923 by Willard: "Sunlit Shops".
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
VANCOUVER: ART AND ARTISTS 1931 - 1983; various authors
1983, ISBN 0-920095-00-3, 440 pages; Vancouver Art Gallery
List of works; artists' biographies; credits; no index (see partial index)
Poster of Tauber's Puppet Players illustrated including Code's name, page 57.
BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
1 reference cited for Code - WWNA above.