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K. Ralph H. Roberts

c1906 - ?

B.C. Society of Fine Arts (Member ?-1936-45)

K. Ralph H. Roberts was born in Vancouver around 1906, and studied sculpture at the Wimbledon School of Art in London, England. He returned to Vancouver, created a memorial for the Pioneers of Vancouver, then returned to England where he did some work before returning again to live in North Vancouver.

He exhibited his work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions from 1932 to 1935.

He had a duo show with Julius Griffith at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933.

He was listed as a member in the exhibition catalogues of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts for a few years, from at least 1936 until 1945, and exhibited with the group in 1936.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1933 April 22 - 30 Exhibition with Julius Griffith Vancouver Art Gallery

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1932 May - July VAG   All Canadian Exhibition Miss Connie Bell-Irving
Man's Head
1932 Oct. 5 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Bust of a Lady
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Stone Carving
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Life Sized Model for Stone Carving, "Industry"
Master Charles Woodward
Miss Gloria Havemeyer
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Miss Ursula Malkin
Pedestrienne
The Spinner
1935 Nov. 22 - Dec. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition Sea Maid
Child Thoughts
1936 June 26 - July 12 BCSFA   26th Annual Sketch for Pioneer Memorial
Torso in Movement (stone)
Horizons
Miss Havemeyer
1936 Aug. 18 - 28 David Spencer B.C. Artists' Golden Jubilee (sculpture)

References

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

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      2 references cited for Roberts.

Clippings

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