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Mrs. Louise Bowman Schwenck (also Schwenk)
(m. Adolf Schwenck)(Miss Louise M. Bowman)

1900 - September 11 1966 (1968?)

groups

Louise Bowman Schwenck was from Upper Sumas, Washington State. She exhibited her work in the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1938, 1939, 1942, 1943, and in 1947. The 1947 exhibition entry form stated that she was living in Penticton, where she was still living in 1966.

She died in Devon, England at the beginning of a trip with her husband, that was funded by a Canada Council grant.

B.C. Vital Statistics has no on-line record of Mrs. Schwenck (or Schwenk).

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Cloud Shadows
Alfalfa Field
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Portrait of my Mother
Fall Scene
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Barbara
Betty In The Sun
1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Day Dreams
Barbara Rose
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Moira
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Sheilagh

References

CANADIAN CERAMICS 1961 (refer to CGP61)

CANADIAN CERAMICS '63 (refer to CGP63)

CANADIAN FINE CRAFTS 1966:67 (refer to NGC66)

RETROSPECT - CERAMICS 80 (refer to PGBC80)

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

BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
     Full page of references to the artist and her husband.

MODERN IN THE MAKING - POST-WAR CRAFT AND DESIGN IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VAG20)

Clippings

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