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Barbara Sharp

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Vancouver School of Art (Diploma 1939)

Barbara Sharp lived in British Columbia "since 1917", according to an entry form she filled out for a B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, where she showed her work in the 1933, 1934, and 1939 annuals. She was living in Vancouver at that time. She attended the Vancouver School of Art, receiving a merit certificate in 1937 and graduating in 1939.

Sharp attended the Vancouver School of Art summer camp on Savary Island, and was noted in issues of THE SAVARY PUDDING.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Squirrel
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Colt (sculpture)

References

THE SAVARY PUDDING folio by Frederick A. Amess, private collection.
   Original drawings, paintings and text by Amess, C.H. Scott, Grace Melvin,
       H. Mortimer Lamb, Plato von Ustinov, and other students and visitors.
   June 1935 (various dates), June 1939 (various dates)
   52 loose 12"x18" sheets of brown sketch paper

See Vancouver School of Decorative & Applied Arts - List of Students for art school references.

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

Clippings

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