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Dr. Elmore Graham Kemp

September 18 1898 - April 28 1953

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Dr. Elmore G. Kemp was born in Innisfail, Alberta in 1898. He was a pupil at the Vancouver School of Art and the School of Associated Arts, according to the entry in Who's Who in Northwest Art, which also noted that he was a sculptor, living in New Westminster in 1941.

He exhibited work in the B.C. Artists annuals at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1936, 1937, and 1938. He won a Beatrice Stone bronze medal in 1937. He was in a group exhibition at the Gallery in 1939, exhibiting with 5 other artists including J. Delisle Parker and Emily Carr.

Kemp died in Vancouver in 1953 at the age of 54.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1939 July 4 - 23 Six Local Artists VAG

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Nude in Teak
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Dreams - Marble Carving
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Fountain Figure

References

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

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

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      1 reference cited for Kemp: WWNA above.

Clippings

"Special Show at Art Gallery" by (unknown)
      Vancouver Sun, July 6 1939


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