|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
He exhibited his work in the 1948 and 1949 Stanley Park in Pictures exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and in the B.C. Artists' exhibitions from 1946 to 1950.
In the late 1950s to early 1960s Colton edited Perception, the journal of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, and illustrated a number of the front covers for The B.C. Teacher.
He exhibited with the BCSFA in 1952, listed as an associate member.
The 1990 IMAGES AND OBJECTS VIII catalogue notes that he had a solo exhibition at the Surrey Art Gallery in 1987, and several pieces were purchased for their permanent collection. The artist was living in Langley in 1990.
Colton died June 7, 2012.
|1946 Aug. 13 - 25||VAG Stanley Park in Pictures||Georgia Entrance|
|1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 15th Annual||Fishboats From Georgia Viaduct|
|1946 Oct. ? - ?||FCA 40 Selections from 15th BCA||Fishboats From Georgia Viaduct|
|1947 April 12 - 13||WVCAC Exhibition of Fine Arts||Our Neighbours|
|1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12||VAG B.C. Artists 16th Annual||Alley off Dunsmuir|
|1948 July 27 - Aug. 15||VAG Stanley Park in Pictures||Man on a Bench|
|1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 17th Annual||Landscape, North Vancouver|
|1949 July 12 - July 31||VAG Stanley Park in Pictures||Georgia Entrance|
|Pond in the Park|
|1950 April 25 - May 14||BCSA 40th Annual||Easter|
|1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17||VAG B.C. Artists 19th Annual||Indian Village, North Vancouver|
|Figures in the Street|
B.C. FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS - IMAGES AND OBJECTS VIII (refer to BCFA90)
A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS
(refer to M)
Half page biography, partially based on document from the artist in 1961.
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
1 reference to Colton: Macdonald (above)