Jean Brown


Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts
Tauber's Puppet Players
American Academy of Art, Chicago

Jean Brown was a member of P.A.S.O.V.A.S., the Pioneer Art Students of Vancouver Art School, an artist's group formed in 1930 from the students who entered the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts in its first year and a half of classes in 1925 and 1926.

Jean Brown started classes at the VSDAA in 1925, while living at 1180 15th Avenue in Vancouver. She graduated from first and second year classes at the school. She later exhibited in the PASOVAS group exhibitions in 1930, 1932 and 1934 (possibly additional shows). She did not graduate from the art school.

She submitted artwork to the 4th Annual B.C. Artists' exhibition.


1930 Nov. 27 - Dec. 7 PASOVAS   Art Club Exhibition Baby Book" complete
The Chat
The Poopendoop
The Leprechaun
Nursery Panel
Newspaper Cuts
Fish Design
Pretend House
Sea Beast
Commercial Sheet
1932 Sept. 17 - 30 PASOVAS   Club Exhibition Marionette Designs: "Toy Ballet" and "Aladdin"
Decorative Nursery Panel: "Bo Peep"
Illustrations for Childrens' Book
Illustrations for Childrens' Book
Illustrations for Childrens' Book
Reproductions of Childrens' Verse & Illuminations
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Derelicts
Barren Branches


ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors (possible but not confirmed)


"Jean Brown, who specializes in child murals, shows an interesting and colorful screen "Baby Bunting" ... "
      From "Pasovas Club Has Splendid Annual Show"
      Vancouver Province, November 6, 1934

"Jean Brown has only one contribution in the show, a nursery screen painted in oils, which tells the story of Baby Bunting and the daddy that went a hunting for rabbit skins."
      From "Pasovas Art Show"
      Vancouver Sun, November 6, 1934