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Marjorie (also Margery) Smyly
(Mrs. Frederick Hamilton Smyly)

September 19 1889 - February 14 1984

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Marjorie Smyly was born in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia. Both of her parents were Australian. After arriving in BC she exhibited work in a number of the B.C. Artists annuals at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Entry forms indicated that she was living in North Vancouver, and had been in British Columbia since 1930.

The brief entry in Who's Who in Northwest Art noted that she was living in West Vancouver at Nelson Avenue and 23rd Street in 1941.

Her husband Frederick Hamilton Smyly died in Victoria on July 23, 1972, at the age of 78, according to B.C. Vital Statistics on-line. Smyly died in a care home in Victoria, occupation noted as artist.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1932 Oct. 5 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Exterior, Chinese Temple
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Study in Red Conte
The Red Dress
Capilano River
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Miniatures
Interior
1934 Dec. 4 - 16 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition The Garden
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Barn, Duncan
Kaxita
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Lao-Tze
Case of Miniatures
1936 Oct. 15 - 20 VAG   B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition Lao-Tze
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Incense and Dancing Figures

References

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)
      Only her name and address are given in the brief entry.

CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1934 (refer to DIR)

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)

Clippings


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