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Betty Streatfield
(m. Alistair Bell)(Mrs. Betty Streatfield Bell)

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Atelier Sketch Club

Betty Streatfield was a member of the Atelier Sketch Club, a group formed by art students taking Evening Classes at the Vancouver School of Art. The group put together their first annual exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1940.

She exhibited her work in the 1942 B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She was living in West Vancouver at the time.

She had duo exhibitions with her husband Alistair Bell in 1942 and 1944, also at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1942 Feb. 3 - 15 Alistair & Betty Bell - Duo Exhibition Vancouver Art Gallery
1944 Mar. 28 - Apr. 16 Alistair & Betty Bell - Duo Exhibition Vancouver Art Gallery

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1940 April 2 - 14 Atelier Sketch Club   Group exhibition Breeze
November Landscape
Autumn
1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Deserted House
1947 April 12 - 13 WVCAC   Exhibition of Fine Arts Arden's Barn

References

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

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

GENERATIONS - FIVE DECADES OF ART IN WEST VANCOUVER 1912 - 1962 (refer to WVMA99)

Clippings

"Congratulations are due to the Atelier Sketch Club for their ambitious exhibition. This self-organized group of evening school students are meeting every Friday in the Holden building and an invitation is extended to all students to join."
      "Evening School", by Fred Amess
      From Behind The Palette, Vancouver School of Art Annual 1939-40

"Art Group, Youth Share City Gallery"
      Daily Province April 4 1940

"Atelier Sketch Club Takes A Bow"
      News Herald April 3 1940


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