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Robert (Bob) Hanlon

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Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts (Diploma 1936)


E.J. Hughes pencil portrait

Robert Hanlon was an early graduate from the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, receiving his diploma in 1936, along with a $50.00 School Scholarship Award. He was one of the third-year students who attended the 1935 Summer Camp on Savary Island. He received a Post-Graduate Endorsement in Drawing and Painting in 1937.


Portrait of Eugene Bond by Hanlon, tribute by Charles H. Scott.

The 1936 grads had their portraits drawn in pencil by E.J. Hughes. The portraits were published in the 1936 Graduation issue of Behind the Palette.

Hanlon was the only male to graduate that year, and the first since the class of 1933.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK

References

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

Clippings

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