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REFERENCES - GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

(See BIBLIOGRAPHY for artist MONOGRAPHS)

Editor's note: catalogues are listed chronologically starting with the earliest.


EIGHTH ANNUAL SALON OF FINE ART AND PICTORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
      1928, The Bursill Gallery under direction of the Provincial Exhibition
      32 pages, not illustrated, no ISBN number
      Includes art on loan from National Gallery, Group of Seven, and individual artists
      Also the catalogue for First Annual International Salon of Water Colors
      Editor's note: catalogue included for reference, not a retrospective exhibition

5th Vancouver Folk Song and Dance Festival with Arts and Crafts Exhibition
      1937 October 27 - 30; Crystal Ballroom and Main Floor, Hotel Vancouver
      (Editor's note: this was the previous hotel at Georgia and Granville)
      20 pages; extensive programme of folk song and dance related activities
      Includes Directory of Special Contributors in the Main Lounge, including
      Unity Bainbridge showing portraits, and Edith Carter showing a wood carving
      Also work from the Canadian Institute of Associated Arts
      Includes advertisements for Vancouver School of Art and Academy of Useful Arts.
      Editor's note: catalogue included for reference, not a retrospective exhibition

A CENTURY OF CANADIAN ART
      1938 exhibition catalogue, The Tate Gallery, London, England; illustrated
      Foreword by The Hon. Vincent Massey and by The Hon. Sir Evan Charteris, K.C.
           "a most representative showing of Canadian painting and sculpture,
                including all schools and all periods.
"
      Only the fourth major group exhibition of Canadian artists ever held overseas
      Catalogue includes list of works and brief biographies of 118 Canadian artists
      Artists in the exhibition who were either from B.C. or of importance to B.C. by 1938 included:
           Frederick Marlett Bell-Smith
           M. Emily Carr
           J.W.G. MacDonald
           Lucius R. O'Brien
           Frederick Horsman Varley
           William P. Weston

FIFTY-FIFTH SPRING EXHIBITION
      1938 March 17 - April 10; Art Association of Montreal; not illustrated
      List of works & nine members of Jury of Selection and Hanging Committee
      This exhibition includes paintings by the following western artists:
           Harry Hood
           Beulah Jaenicke
           William P. Weston
           Walter J. Phillips
           Robert W. Major
           Philip Surrey
      Editor's note: catalogue included for reference, not a retrospective exhibition

CANADIAN WAR ARTISTS - Water Colours and Line Sketches
        of scenes during the Canadian Army's advance through France
        and Belgium (June - October 1944) by official Canadian War Artists

      1944 exhibition catalogue, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, text in English and Dutch
      Includes short forward, list of works by six artists:
      Major Charles Comfort; Captain G.D. Pepper;
      Captain O.N. Fisher; Captain C. Tinning;
      Captain D.A. Colville; Lieutenant B.J. Bobak
      Editor's note: catalogue included for reference, not a retrospective exhibition

CANADIAN WAR ARTISTS - Water Colours and Line Sketches
        of scenes during the Canadian Army's advance through Italy,
        Holland, and Germany by official Canadian War Artists

      1945 exhibition catalogue, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, text in English and Dutch
      Includes short forward, list of works by six artists:
      Major Charles Comfort; Captain G.D. Pepper;
      Captain O.N. Fisher; Captain C. Tinning;
      Captain D.A. Colville; Lieutenant B.J. Bobak
      Editor's note: catalogue included for reference, not a retrospective exhibition

ARTE CANADIENSE
      1960 November exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Canada (loan); in Spanish
      Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico
      Prefacio, by Charles Comfort; Introduccion, by R.H. Hubbard
      Arte indigena de la costa occidental, Harold Pfeiffer, Museo Nacional de Canada
      Illustrated black & white; list of exhibits, brief artist biographical information
      Extensive survey exhibition, includes pre-Columbian, historical, and contemporary artists.
      Artists included in the exhibition who are of interest to this work include:
           Maxwell Bates, Alistair Bell, F.M. Bell-Smith, B.C.Binning
           Bruno Bobak, Molly Bobak, Lawren Harris, E.J. Hughes
           Donald Jarvis, Paul Kane, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. Macdonald
           Jock Macdonald, L.R. O'Brien, Joe Plaskett, W. Goodridge Roberts
           J.L. Shadbolt, Gordon Smith, Philip Surrey, F.H. Varley

TEN CANADIANS - TEN DECADES
      1967, April 25 - May 14, exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
      Foreword by Colin Graham, Director
      One of several exhibitions organized by the gallery to celebrate the Centennial of Confederation
      Includes brief biographies and illustrations of work by:
        Krieghoff, Morrice, Milne, A.Y. Jackson
        J.E.H. Macdonald, Frederick H. Varley, Lawren S. Harris
        Borduas, Riopelle, and Harold Town
      Includes llustration of Varley's "Vera", watercolour and pencil, coll. Mr. & Mrs. H. Mortimer Lamb

THE ETCHING REVIVAL (1852 - 1936)
      Collections of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Number 8
      Not dated, no ISBN; 24 pages; includes Introduction (author not listed)
      Brief biographical information on artists including Charles H. Scott and E.J. Hughes

150 YEARS OF ART IN MANITOBA, by Winnipeg Art Gallery
     Published 1970 for the Manitoba Centennial, 118 pages, paperback.
     Exhibition May 1 - Aug. 31, 1970 at Manitoba Legislative Building

CONTEMPORARIES OF EMILY CARR IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
      1974, February 5 - 23; exhibition catalogue; illustrated, list of exhibits
      by James Warren Felter and Maria Tippett
      Exhibition held at the Simon Fraser University Gallery

FIFTY YEARS - The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour 1925 - 1975
      1976; ISBN 0-919876-08-0; 36 pages; by Katharine A. Jordan
      Exhibition held at the Art Gallery of Ontario Dec. 12 1975 - Jan. 31 1976
      Includes history, bibliography, catalogue, list of members, exhibitions abroad
      References to:
           W.J. Phillips, A.C. Leighton, J.W.G. Macdonald
           Molly Lamb Bobak, Julius Griffith, Jack Shadbolt

ARTISTS FROM THE SEA 1778 - 1793 by Bernice C. Gilmore
      "A Visual Documentation of British Columbia"
      1978; no ISBN; 36 pages; Burnaby Art Gallery at Century Park
      Includes extensive essay on art produced by early Western visitors
      Illustrated in black and white; numerous footnotes and references

THE ALBERTA LANDSCAPE
      1979 April 6 - May 13 at The Edmonton Art Gallery
      No ISBN, n.p.; illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes essay, brief biographies of artists in exhibition
      Artists include Illingworth Kerr and Takao Tanabe.

RAINBOWS IN OUR WALLS - Art and Stained Glass in Vancouver 1890 - 1940
      1980 exhibition catalogue, Vancouver Centennial Museum, Robert D. Watt
      Exhibition December 9 1978 - March 18 1979. ISBN 0-919253-02-4 (paper)
      Overview of stained glass making, local history of stained glass installation
      Biographies of James Blomfield, Charles Bloomfield, Bloomfield and Sons, F.L. Tait, others
      Illustrated in colour and black and white; list of exhibits and illustrations

PAINTING IN ALBERTA - An Historical Survey by Karen Wilkin
      1980, July 11 - August 31; The Edmonton Art Gallery
      ISBN 0-88950-009-6; 52 pages (n.p.); illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes essay Paul Kane to the Present, list of works, selected bibliography
      Includes references to numerous artists who also exhibited in Vancouver

THE MODERN ROOM, by Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher, Guest Curator
      1981 May 19 - September 11, Emily Carr Gallery, Provincial Archives of B.C.
      ISBN 0-7718-8255-6; Exhibition catalogue for a re-creation of an IACS 1932 Exhibition
      Includes A Short History of the Island Arts and Crafts Society,
      and a complete copy of 1932 Annual Exhibition Catalogue

THE CREASE FAMILY ARCHIVES - A Record of Settlement and Service in British Columbia
      By Christina B. Johnson-Dean; ISBN 0-7718-8259-9; 44 pages
      Colour cover, illustrated throughout black & white; includes catalogue of works
      1981 Oct. 10 - 1982 March 31 (exhibition), Provincial Archives of British Columbia
      Includes information on Josephine Crease, the Island Arts & Crafts Society, and art in Victoria.

THE CANADA PACKERS COLLECTION - Selected Oil Paintings & Works on Paper
      1982 exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario
      ISBN 0-919876-80-3, 40 pages
      About the Collection by Karen Finlay
      Illustrated in colour & b&w, list of works
      Includes works by Emily Carr, Frederick Varley, Group of Seven.

WINNIPEG WEST - Painting and Sculpture in Western Canada 1945 - 1970 by Christopher Varley
      1983, Edmonton Art Gallery, ISBN 0-88950-037-1
      60 pages, illustrated exhibition catalogue
      Includes six essays, two on Vancouver; bibliography

IMAGES OF THE LAND - Canadian Block Prints 1919 - 1945
      1984 (1st Edition) Patricia Ainslie, Glenbow Museum; 1985 (2nd Edition)
      166 pages; ISBN 0-919224-40-7
      Extensively illustrated in colour and black and white
      Numerous chapters on all aspects of prints, including techniques, associations, exhibitions
      Footnotes, bibliography, catalogue, artist index, list of lenders, exhibition itinerary
      An excellent source of information about early western artists and their print work

THE ALMA MATER SOCIETY ART COLLECTION
      University of British Columbia 1948 - 1988
      No ISBN, 64 pages, illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes history of the collection, artist biographies
      Artists in the collection include:
           Peter Aspell, Molly Lamb Bobak, Lawren Harris, E.J. Hughes, A.Y. Jackson
           Don Jarvis, John Koerner, Joe Plaskett, Jack Shadbolt, Gordon Smith

BEYOND THE CANVAS - Artists, Stories and the Sea by Jennifer Breckon and James P. Delgado
      Featuring the Mary and Bill Everett Family Collection
      2000, ISBN 0-9695221-4-2; catalogue of an exhibition at the Vancouver Martime Museum; illustrated in colour
      Includes Foreword by Patricia E. Bovey, Introduction by James P. Delgado; list of works
      Essay A Collector Recollects by Bill Everett
      Exhibition included works by W.J. Baber, James Bloomfield, Emily Carr, Will Ferris, T.W. Fripp, J.W. Hardcastle
           E.J. Hughes, Ronald Jackson, S.P. Judge, John Koerner, A.C. Leighton, R.F. Leslie, Grace Melvin
           W.J. Phillips, and W.P. Weston


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