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Elmer Sydney Hodges

January 22 1879 - July 22 1947

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Elmer S. Hodges was born in Somerset, England, and came to Canada c1907. He worked as an electrical engineer contractor for 17 years until his retirement in 1935.

He exhibited artwork in the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1943, 1944, 1945, and 1946. He also had a solo exhibition of wood carvings there in 1940. The artist was married to Olive Flavella Holmes, and was living in West Vancouver when he died in 1947.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1940 Mar. 23 - April 10 Wood carvings VAG

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Law (?)
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Three Head Studies
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Head (sculpture)
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Going West

References

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

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

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

Clippings

"Wood Carvings On View" by (unknown)
     Vancouver Sun, Feb. 27 1940

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