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Celestine Fanny Esther Herry
(The Baroness Herry, Celestine de Naeyer, C.V. de of Vernon)

July 24 1879 - January 4 1952

Okanagan Artists League, Vernon Group

Celestine Herry was born in Landigem, Belgium in 1879. She was a pupil of Joseph Vindevogel at Ghent, and of Jean Delvin. She moved to British Columbia c1912, and lived on Kalamalka Lake Road south of Vernon for the last 12 years of her life. She was a widow when she died, having been married to Harold Eugene Herry.

Herry exhibited in a number of annual B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, from 1933 until 1951. She showed work in the B.C. Artists Christmas exhibition in 1933.

She was a member of the Okanagan Artists, Vernon Group, and was living in Vernon. She was a painter in pastel.

She exhibited with the Island Arts and Crafts Society in 1935.

She is listed in Who's Who in Northwest Art as Baroness Celestine Herry. Exhibition catalogues give a variety of forms including C. de Naeyer and de Neyer.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1944 Oct 31 - Nov 19 Solo exhibition VAG

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Summer in the Kalamalka Hills
A Night in June
1933 Dec. 1 - 17 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition Night in June
Kalamalka Lake
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Morning Hours
Long Lake Road
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Coldstream Valley
Long Lake
Spring Moods
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Frosty Days
Winter in Orchard
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Okanagan Pattern
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Kalamalka Pattern
1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 9th Annual Sunset Impromptu
1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 VAG   B.C. Artists 10th Annual September Mask
Winter Mood
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Hill Tapestry
Winter Web
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Kalamalka Sundown
Winterset
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Evening Pageant

References

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors

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

BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     2 references to Herry, including WWNA above.

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)

Clippings

" ... Baroness Herry, ... and others are exhibiting in the various classes."
      From "Bargains in Art"
      Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1933


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