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Nancy Nelles
(Mrs. Nancy Nelles Arkell, Mrs. Nancy Gilman Arkell)

August 13 1917 - May 23 1980

Federation of Canadian Artists (Founding Member 1941)

Nancy Gilman Nelles was born in Vancouver. She was a student at the short-lived BC College of Arts in Vancouver.

She was a Founding Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists in 1941.

She showed artwork as Nancy Nelles in the 1935 and 1936 B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She was listed as Nancy Nelles Arkell in the 1944 and 1946 B.C. Artists exhibitions.

She married Trevor Fraser Arkell, an advertising manager, in Vancouver in 1938. Both of them were living in Vancouver. Nancy Gilman Arkell died in Vancouver in 1980 at the age of 62, she was widowed at the time.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Portrait of Joanne Disher
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Tzigane
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Portrait of Anthony
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Portrait of Robin

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 marriage death (refer to BCVS)

Clippings

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