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She showed work in the B.C. Artists' annual exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1933 to 1945.
B.C. Vital Statistics on-lines records a Lois Gilpin passing away July 25 1963 at the age of 93. This is probably the same person.
|1912 Nov. 25 - 30||BCSFA Annual Exhibition||Study of a Young Girl|
|1923 May 12 - 19||BCSFA 15th Annual Exhibition||Winter Sunset|
|1924 May 3 - 17||BCSFA 16th Annual Exhibition||Portrait|
|1924 Aug. 9 - 16||Vancouver Exhibition Annual Exhibition||Moses Coulee, Washington|
|1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15||VAG B.C. Artists 2nd Annual||Moonlight From Grouse Mountain|
|1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14||VAG B.C. Artists 3rd Annual||Autumn at Sproat Lake|
|1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15||VAG B.C. Artists 4th Annual||Storm and Sunshine|
|1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11||VAG B.C. Artists 5th Annual||A Garden By the Sea - Cannon Beach, Oregon|
|1936 Oct. 15 - 20||VAG B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition||A Garden By the Sea - Cannon Beach, Oregon|
|1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20||VAG B.C. Artists 12th Annual||Abide with us|
|1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21||VAG B.C. Artists 14th Annual||Sunset at Comox|
THE FINE ARTS IN VANCOUVER, 1886 - 1930 (refer to THOM)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)
"Mrs. George Gilpin, of North Vancouver, won second prize for portrait from life in
water colors, and third prize for figure from life."
From "Arts Clubs Active - Vancouver Sketch Club", by (unknown)
Western Woman's Weekly, September 18, 1920
"Mrs. Geo. T. Gilpin (was represented) by a sketch of a most natural looking little boy, "Buddy"."
From "Vancouver Sketch Club"
Western Woman's Weekly, October 9 1920
"Mrs. George Gilpin, in her picture of Moses Coulee, Wash., has given us a clever
portrayal of sun-baked rocks and parched grass of a very high order."
From "Sketch Club Semi-Annual Art Exhibition"
B.C. Ladies' Mirror, December 15 1923
"... and Mrs. George Gilpin is honorary secretary."
From "Student Classes At Sketch Club"
British Columbia Ladies' Mirror, December 15 1923
"Mrs. Gilpin was an arts crazy of her time, a member and officer of every
Vancouver organization in existence. She was also an artist, and a
reproduction of one of her paintings serves as frontispiece."
From STIGMA, List 80 - Canadian Literature
n.d., catalogue by William Hoffer, bookseller
Editor's note: Hoffer was noted for acerbic comments in his catalogues. He was selling Gilpin's volume for $20.00 in catalogue 80. Hoffer is now deceased, but remains a legend in Vancouver antiquarian bookseller circles.
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