|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
He exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibitions in 1928.
He exhibited work at the Vancouver Art Gallery in the B.C. Artists exhibitions from 1933 to 1941.
In 1932 Checkley was a signatory to an agreement to boycott the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa for their exhibition and purchase policies related to Canadian artists. He was noted as being a Victoria artist.
B.C. Vital Statistics on-line records that Arthur Checkley died in Victoria on November 3 1964 at the age of 91. He was survived by his wife, Eva Louise Temperley, and his daughter Sylvia Christina Angvine. It was noted on the certificate that Checkley "retired" from his profession of "Artist (Painter)" in 1940.
|1930 Aug. 22 - Sept. 6||CNE Small Pictures||Evening|
|1933 Mar. 3 - 15||VAG IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition||Ghosts of the Past|
|Prairie Storm Cloud|
|1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15||VAG B.C. Artists 2nd Annual||Stronghold|
|1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11||VAG B.C. Artists 5th Annual||Windswept Snow|
|1936 Dec. 8 - 20||VAG Christmas Black & White Exhibition||Dawn|
|1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 6th Annual||Glacier and Peaks|
|1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9||VAG B.C. Artists 7th Annual||Near Victoria|
|1939 Mar. 14 - 26||VAG IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition||Winter|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Tidal Water|
|Edge of the Wood|
WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)
ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors
PRINTMAKING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1889-1983 (refer to AGGV83)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)
THE FECKLESS COLLECTION (refer to FECK18)
"Arthur Checkley's "Dawn" and "Twilight," ... would look well in a home."
From "Buy a Picture for Christmas"
Vancouver Sun, December 1936