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Dermot(t) McEvoy

c1872 - January 6 1953

Vancouver Sketch Club (President 1923)

Dermot McEvoy was President of the Vancouver Sketch Club in 1923, according to an article in the British Columbia Ladies' Mirror.

In 1930 he exhibited his work at the Vancouver Exhibition, representing the Vancouver Sketch Club.

In 1932 he was a signatory to an agreement to boycott the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa for their exhibition and purchase policies related to Canadian artists. He was noted as being a Vancouver artist.

He exhibited his work in the 1934 B.C. Artists annual at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

He died in 1953 at the age of eighty-one.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1930 Aug. 6 - 16 VanExh   Oil Paintings & Water-colours Clouds on the Mountain
Mount Rundle
Pitt Meadows
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Poplars

References

Clippings

"Student Classes At Sketch Club"
      British Columbia Ladies' Mirror, December 15 1923

" ... the 118 artists who have signed the agreement to date ... include ... Dermott McEvoy ... "
      From "Canadian Artists Unite to Boycott National Gallery," by The Canadian Press
      Montreal Gazette, December 8, 1932


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