BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Anne Marie (Nancy) Bakewell
(nee McCaig, m Ernest Bakewell)

May 5 1903 - March 7 1987

Federation of Canadian Artists (Founding Member 1941)
West Vancouver Sketch Club


Nancy Bakewell was born in Nottingham, England.

She was a founding member of the Federation of Canadian Artists in 1941. She was National Secretary of the group from 1949, and a Member of the National Brief Committee in 1949 as well.

She exhibited in the 1944 and 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, as well as the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions from 1944 to 1949.

She later had work in the 1948 Stanley Park in Pictures exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

She submitted four drawings to the 1949 B.C. Graphic exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, but only one of them was selected for the exhibition.

She was a member of the West Vancouver Sketch Club from 1963 to 1976.

She exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibitions in 1963 and 1964.

Bakewell died in West Vancouver in 1987 at the age of 83. Her occupation was noted as "Artist - Retired."

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Mr. McMahon
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Jack-Ladder
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Fun Fair
Elphinstone Bay, B.C.
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   2nd B.C. At Work Forest Engineer
1946 Aug. 13 - 25 VAG   Stanley Park in Pictures Nocturne
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Garden in Winter
1948 July 27 - Aug. 15 VAG   Stanley Park in Pictures After the Swim
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Circus
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Clowns
1949 Nov. 22 - Dec. 11 VAG   First B.C. Graphic Evening, Youbou B.C. (rejected)
Restaurant Chez Eddie (rejected)
Evening, Fraser River
Folk Festival (rejected)

References

SEATTLE ART MUSEUM - NORTHWEST ARTISTS EXHIBITIONS 1914 - 1975
     Refer to NWA BC artists by exhibition
     Refer to NWAA BC artists alphabetically

SPRING EXHIBITION - FCA - BC REGION (refer to FCA64)

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

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

WEST VANCOUVER SKETCH CLUB - LIST OF MEMBER 1947-1977 (refer to WVSC)

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

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