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Vera M. Sharpe
(Mrs. Vera M. Sharpe McCulloch)(Mrs. John McCulloch)

December 6 1905 - ?

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Vera M. Sharpe was born in Vernon, BC in 1905. She was a student at the University of British Columbia, where she took the teacher training course. She later studied at the Ontario College of Arts in Toronto, where she won scholarships in 1929 and 1930. She also studied under J. Topham Brown in Vernon and Mr. Rigby in Vancouver.

Who's Who in Northwest Art noted that she was an artist in pencil drawing, painting (watercolour, miniatures, pastel), clay modeling, and illuminated addresses.

She exhibited her work in the B.C. Artists annuals at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1946, and 1947. Exhibition entries noted that she was living in Vernon. She also exhibited her work at David Spencer Ltd.'s department store in Vancouver in 1935.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Betty Dyke
Hope Irving
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Carmel and Cleone
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Donald Wells
1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 VAG   B.C. Artists 10th Annual Barbie
Jean
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Portrait
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Malcolm

References

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

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

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      1 reference cited for Sharpe: WWNA above.

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