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Frederick Charles Dawson Oxenham

June 26 1885 - April 10 1959

West Vancouver Sketch Club

Frederick Oxenham was born in Teignmouth, Devonshire. He came to BC around 1912. After his retirement as Manager of the London Life Insurance Company in 1941, he was secretary of the Insurance Institute of B.C, and was also a member of the West Van Sketch Club. He was married to Florence Cade.

He exhibited artwork in the B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1946. The artist was living in Vancouver.

At the time of his death, the artist had been living in West Vancouver for 17 years, and in Canada for 47 years.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver
1948 June 1 - 13 VAG   West Van Sketch Club The Warren, Devon

References

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

Clippings

"Frederick Oxenham, born in Teignmouth, Devonshire. Hgt. 5'11", blue eyes, grey hair."
      (continues) From "Painter's Colic" by E.L.
      The Lions Gate Times, March 11 1948


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