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Leonard Archibald Woods

November 13, 1919 - September 6, 2014

Winnipeg School of Art (graduated 1940)
Ontario College of Art (graduated 1945)
VSA

Leonard A. Woods was a pupil of Lionel Lemoine Fitzgerald at the Winnipeg School of Art, where he also studied sculpture, graduating in 1940. Woods served in the RCAF during World War II, and was discharged in 1943. He trained at the Ontario College of Art under Emmanuel Hahn, where he graduated in 1945.

After that he was "selected to re-open the Sculpture Department at the Vancouver School of Art, a position he held until 1954." He was also the school historian until he retired in 1969.

He exhibited artwork in the B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1946. The artist was living in Langley Prairie.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual My Mother
Jersey Cow - Alderbrook Farm, Langley Prairie

References

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

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

Meditations on the Paintings of Carle Hessay (includes biographical notes on Woods)

Clippings

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