BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Margery Kathleen Aldred
(nee Dobson, m Frederick Harry Aldred)

June 20 1903 - September 28 1999

Vernon Art Group

Marjorie Aldred was born in London, England. After arriving in BC she married Frederick Aldred in Oyama on May 5 1927, according to B.C. Vital Statistics on-line.

She exhibited in the annual B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1940 to 1947. Entry forms listed her as living in Oyama and then Vernon, B.C.

She had work in the Federation of Canadian Artists Third Traveling Exhibition in 1947.

Aldred died in Vernon in 1999 at the age of 96. Her occupation was noted as retired orchardist.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 9th Annual Above Kalamalka Lake
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Heather Lake, on Mount Revelstoke
Mt. McPherson from Mt. Revelstoke
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual In The Mountains
Marsh Lake, Oyama, B.C.
1947 July 22 - 27 VAG   B.C. Interior Artists (titles?)
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Woods Lake, Oyama
1947 FCA   Third Traveling Exhibition Study

References

Not in Macdonald or McMann.

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

Clippings

"M.K. Aldred shows an excellent figure study in oils."
      From "Interior Art Shows Quality, Much Promise" by Mildred Valley Thornton
      Vancouver Sun, July 28 1947

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