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James (Jim) A.C. Dickie

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Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts
B.C. College of Art Ltd.

James A.C. Dickie was a student at the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, winning the Mrs. J.M. Lefevre Prize of $15.00 for modelling in the 1931-32 school year.

Later, he attended the B.C. College of Art Ltd. in 1933-34. At the end of the 1934 school year he joined Paul Goranson and Alec Dalgleish in a commercial art studio. He was a Gunner in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War Two.

He had solo exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1943 and 1945.

He exhibited artwork from 1934 to 1948 in the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1943 Dec. 10 - 29 Solo Exhibition (34 pictures) VAG
1945 April 10 - 29 Solo Exhibition (35 pictures) VAG

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Jess
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Today
Trees
Figure
Study
1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 9th Annual Study
Study
1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 VAG   B.C. Artists 10th Annual Study
Study
Study
Study
1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Flowers
Composition
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Picture No. 1
Picture No. 2
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Gun Park
Picture (2)
Morning Chore - Blanket Folding
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Kitchen Duty (Army)
Composition
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Lull (Army)
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Animal Group
No. 21

References

ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)

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

Clippings

"Paul Gorenson (sic), Orville Fisher, James Dickie and Alec Dalgleish are the lucky students who have sold their work."
      From "In The Domain of Art"
      Vancouver Province, February 10 1934

"Artists represented in the group comprise the following ... Jim Dickie ... (continues)
      From "Maritime Art Association"
      Vancouver Art Gallery Bulletin, November (?), 1939


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