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Thorington Blair Robertson

1913 - ?

B.C. Society of Fine Arts

T. Blair Robertson exhibited with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in 1948, the 39th Annual Exhibition in 1949, and in 1951 and 1953.

He exhibited his work in the 1947, 1948, and 1951 B.C. Artists annual exhibitions.

A news item in the 1946 issue of VANTECH, the annual of the Vancouver Technical School, noted that Thorington Robertson had won the Lister Memorial Tropy for Citizenship at the school in 1931. He was also listed in the 1946 "The Roll of Service" as having served in the R.C.A.F. during World War Two.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Summer Haze - Howe Sound
Early Morning - Black Mt.
1948 May 18 -June 6 BCSFA   38th Annual Exhibition The Pigpen
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Rampart
Cloudmaker
1949 May 3 - 22 BCSFA   39th Annual Pines at Paradise Ranch

References

VANTECH 1946 - TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
      Printed by the students of the Vancouver Technical School
      90 pages, stapled, illust. colour/b&w.
      Includes a number of original student linocut prints.

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

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