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Alymer Stephen S. Pratt

July 14 1896 - May 26 1970

Vancouver Sketch Club
B.C. Society of Fine Arts

Alymer Pratt was born in Nanaimo in 1896. He later lived in Vancouver and was a member of the Vancouver Sketch Club.

Although the artist's first name is spelled variously Alymer and Aylmer, the author has seen an original watercolour of Vancouver by the artist that is clearly signed Alymer. B.C. Vital Statistics uses Alymer. Thus, listings as Aylmer are incorrect.

Pratt married Vivian Clementine Fraser in Vancouver on November 24, 1926.

He exhibited work in the May 1929 Spring Exhibition of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts.

He exhibited at the Vancouver Exhibition in 1930, 1931, and 1932, representing the Vancouver Sketch Club.

He exhibited his work in a number of B.C. Artists annual exhibitions, including 1932, 1933, 1944, and 1949, and also in the 1944 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. He also showed work in the B.C. Artists Christmas exhibition at the Gallery in 1933.

Pratt died in Williams Lake in 1970 at the age of 73.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1929 May 18 - June 8 BCSFA   21st Annual Exhibition Woodland Glade
1930 Aug. 6 - 16 VanExh   Oil Paintings & Water-colours A Bit of Coal Harbour
Still Life
Quiet Grazing
1932 May - July VAG   All Canadian Exhibition Twilight Tapestry
1932 Oct. 5 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Cosmos
Evening at Home
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual On Stave River
Meadows, Douglas Island
1933 Dec. 1 - 17 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition Where the Stream Runs Through
Quietude
Meadows, Douglas Island
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual The Bridge
Port Tack
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Clergy House, St. James Church
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work The Bending Slab
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Making Way

References

WESTERN ART CIRCLE - 3rd ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF MEMBER'S PAINTINGS (refer to WAC56)

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

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

Clippings

"Many other well-known artists are represented, including ... Aylmer (sic) Pratt ... "
      From "Bargains in Art"
      Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1933

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