BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Robert Walter Amess

February 7 1907 - March 28 1952

Vancouver Photographic Society


R.W. Amess was born in London, England, the son of artist J.H.O. Amess, and moved to BC with his family in 1911.

Amess married Agnes Margaret Burgess in Vancouver on May 18 1935, his occupation noted as "letter shop."

He exhibited work in the 1940 1st Annual Vancouver International Salon of Pictorial Photography exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The artist was living in Kamloops.

Amess died in Ladysmith in 1952 at the age of 45. His occupation was listed as "Book binder - Stationery Shipper." He had been living at Saltair, in Chemainus, for two years prior to his death.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1940 June 4 - 23 VAG   1st Pictorial Photography Salon Divided Attention

References

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

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