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George Hymers

June 10 1886 - April 23 1956

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George Hymers was born in Durham, England. He arrived in Canada c 1909, and moved to Vancouver c1914. He exhibited his work in the 1944 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and also had work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions from 1934 to 1948. In 1946 he was living in Burnaby, in 1948 he was living in New Westminster.

He died in Vancouver in 1956 at the age of 69. He had been employed for 20 years in "display advertising" for a newspaper at the time of his death, living in South Burnaby.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Gladiolii
1934 Dec. 4 - 16 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition Spring Flowers
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Zinnias
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Autumn Leaves
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Casting Steel
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual The Beachcomber
1946 Aug. 13 - 25 VAG   Stanley Park in Pictures Swans in Reflection
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Ichabod (The glory is departed)
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual In a Downtown Alley
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual "Apart from Me ye can do nothing" John 15:5

References

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

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

Clippings

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