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Marion Elizabeth Jack

1866 - 1954

B.C. Society of Fine Arts
Vancouver Sketch Club

Marion E. Jack was born in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1866. She exhibited with the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1908 and 1914, and in Montreal from 1908 to 1916.

She came to Vancouver and exhibited her work in the 1920 Annual Exhibition of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts, held at the Vancouver School Board offices on Hamilton Street. She exhibited more work the same year in monthly exhibitions of the Vancouver Sketch Club.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1920 September 18 - 25 BCSFA   Annual Exhibition Study of Miss J. Fripp
Savary Island
The Old Favorites

References

ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979
(refer to RCA81)

MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
 formerly Art Association of Montreal Spring Exhibitions 1880 - 1970

      1988, Evelyn de R. McMann, University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020-2650-8
      418 pages; 4 pages of works cited referenced to over 3,000 Canadian artists
      17 works cited in 5 exhibitions 1908 - 1916.

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      5 references cited for Jack, including MM and RCA above.

Clippings

"Among the exhibits which were the subject of enthusiastic comment were the pictures of Miss Marion Jack, who has recently returned to Vancouver from Alaska, and who is a New Brunswick woman who has studied in the European schools. Her pictures are fresh and vivid. They display fine decorative feeling and are well painted."
      From "Freshness and Vitality in Exhibition of Vancouver Sketch Club"
      Western Woman's Weekly, June 5 1920

"Miss Jack got second prize for landscape in oils."
"In the Loan Exhibit members represented were ... Miss Marion Jack, ..."
      From "Arts Clubs Active - Vancouver Sketch Club", by (unknown)
      Western Woman's Weekly, September 18, 1920

"Miss Marion E. Jack showed two portrait studies, done at the club's evening life class, also landscapes in oil and water color, two of them being sketches done in Palestine."
      From "Vancouver Sketch Club"
      Western Woman's Weekly, October 9 1920


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